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Subseries 14.5
"Dawn's Early Light: Ralph McGill and the Segregated South": Project files, [circa 1988]
Box 109-112; AV2-AV7

Scope and Content Note

Subseries 14.5 contains interviews with journalists, political figures, and colleagues of Ralph McGill for the 1988 documentary "Dawn's Early Light: Ralph McGill and the Segregated South." These materials were gifted in March 1988 by the co-producers and co-directors of this documentary, Jed Dannenbaum and Kathleen Dowdey. The subseries includes 127 video recordings, 51 transcripts, 48 release forms, and 11 floppy disks containing the interviews. Also included are the releases signed by the interviewees, printed material about the world premiere and reviews. The video recording number designations are those assigned by the donors.

Restrictions on Access

Videotapes may not be used for or included in any film, video, or television program without written permission. Researchers must contact the Rose Library in advance for access to audiovisual materials in this subseries. Items in boxes 123-132 require use copies.

Researchers must contact the Rose Library in advance for access to unprocessed born digital materials in this collection. Collection restrictions, copyright limitations, or technical complications may hinder the Rose Library's ability to provide access to unprocessed born digital materials.

Interview transcripts
Box Folder Content
109 1 Alexander, Cecil
109 2 Ashmore, Harry
109 3 Bisher, Furman
109 4 Blumberg, Janice Rothschild
109 5 Bond, Julian
109 6 Boris, Ruthanna
109 7 Brokaw, Tom
109 8 Calhoun, John
109 9 Carter, Dan
109 10 Carter, Jimmy
109 11 Carter, Robert
109 12 Clayton, Xernona
109 13 Cleghorn, Reese
109 14 Dugger, Ronnie
109 15 Dunbar, Leslie
109 16 Emerson, William
109 17 Fleming, Harold
109 18 Gebre-Hiwet, Judy
109 19 Griffin, John
109 20 Grigsby, Lucy
109 21 Hamilton, Grace
109 22 Hempstone, Smith
109 23 Holman, M. Carl
110 1 Horton, Myles
110 2 Jenkins, Herbert
110 3 Jordan, Vernon
110 4 King, Lonnie
110 5 Kovach, Bill
110 6 Lewis, John
110 7 Lockerman, Doris
110 8 McGill, Jr., Ralph
110 9 Morgan, Mary Lynn
110 10 Nelson, Jack
110 11 Patterson, Eugene C.
110 12 Pauley, Frances
110 13 Pendergrast, Nan
110 14 Popham, John
110 15 Ross, Kitty
110 16 Saruya, Kaname
110 17 Shipp, Bill
110 18 Sibley, Celestine
110 19 Sitton, Claude
110 20 Tackett, Grace Lundy
110 21 Talmadge, Herman
110 22 Tarver, Jack
111 1 Vandiver, S. Ernest
111 2 Vanocur, Sander
111 3 Watters, Pat
111 4 Williams, Hosea
111 5 Young, Andrew
111 6 Zinn, Howard
Other materials
111 7 Releases signed by interviewees [NOTE: No releases for Bisher, Hamilton, and Zinn]
111 8 World Premiere: Printed material, 1988
5.25" floppy disks (unprocessed)
112 1 Ashmore, Bond, Boris, Brokaw
112 2 Blumberg, Bisher, Dan Carter, Alexander, Cleghorn
112 3 Calhoun, Robert Carter, Clayton, Dugger, Dunbar, Emerson
112 4 Fleming, Grigsby, Hamilton, Gebre-Hiwit, Holman,
112 5 Hosea Williams, Jimmy Carter, Jenkins, King, Kovach
112 6 Hempstone, Griffin, Horton, Jordan, Lockerman
112 7 Lewis, Morgan, Pauley, Pendergrast, Saruya, Sibley
112 8 Nelson, Patterson, Ross, Shipp, Tarver
112 9 Popham, Ralph McGill, Jr., Sitton, Tackett
112 10 Vandiver, Vanocur
112 11 Talmadge, Watters, Young, Zinn
Video recordings (Betacam SP)
AV2 - Alexander, Cecil, February 3. 1987, (7e) [orginal: Betacam]
AV2 - Alexander, Cecil, February 3. 1987, l (8e) [orginal: Betacam]
AV2 - Ashmore, Harry, June 20, 1986, (1b) [orginal: Betacam]
AV2 - Ashmore, Harry, June 20, 1986, (2b) [orginal: Betacam]
AV2 - Ashmore, Harry, June 20, 1986, (3b) [orginal: Betacam]
AV2 - Ashmore, Harry, June 20, 1986, (4b) [orginal: Betacam]
AV2 - Ashmore, Harry, June 20, 1986, (5b) [orginal: Betacam]
AV2 - Ashmore, Harry, June 20, 1986, (6b) [orginal: Betacam]
AV2 - Ashmore, Harry, June 20, 1986, (7b) [orginal: Betacam]
AV2 - Bisher, Furman, May 20, 1987, (17e) [orginal: Betacam]
AV2 - Blumberg, Janice Rothschild, no date, (5e) [orginal: Betacam]
AV2 - Bond, Julian, May 27, 1986, (1) [orginal: Betacam]
AV2 - Bond, Julian, May 27, 1986, (2) [orginal: Betacam]
AV2 - Boris, Ruthanna, October 27, 1986, (10d) [orginal: Betacam]
AV2 - Boris, Ruthanna, October 27, 1986, (11d) [orginal: Betacam]
AV2 - Brokaw, Tom, June 13, 1986, (22) [orginal: Betacam]
AV2 - Brokaw, Tom, June 13, 1986, (22) [orginal: Betacam]
AV2 - Calhoun, John, July 31, 1986, (2c) [orginal: Betacam]
AV2 - Calhoun, John, July 31, 1986, (3c) [orginal: Betacam]
AV2 - Carter, Dan, June 23, 1987, (9f) [orginal: Betacam]
AV2 - Carter, Dan, June 23, 1987, (10f) [orginal: Betacam]
AV2 - Carter, Dan, June 23, 1987, (11f) [orginal: Betacam]
AV2 - Carter, Jimmy, December 9, 1986, (1e) [orginal: Betacam]
AV2 - Carter, Jimmy, December 9, 1986, (2e) [orginal: Betacam]
AV2 - Carter, Robert, June 10, 1986 (16) [orginal: Betacam]
AV2 - Carter, Robert, June 10, 1986 (17) [orginal: Betacam]
AV2 - Carter, Robert, no date, (18) [orginal: Betacam]
AV2 - Clayton, Xernona, June 24, 1986 (1c) [orginal: Betacam]
AV2 - Clayton, Xernona, June 24, 1986 (23b) [orginal: Betacam]
AV2 - Cleghorn, Reese, June 15, 1987, (24) [orginal: Betacam]
AV2 - Cleghorn, Reese, June 15, 1987, (25) [orginal: Betacam]
AV2 - Dugger, Ronnie, June 9. 1986, (14) [orginal: Betacam]
AV2 - Dugger, Ronnie, June 9. 1986, (15) [orginal: Betacam]
AV2 - Dunbar, Leslie, June 19, 1986, (19) [orginal: Betacam]
AV2 - Dunbar, Leslie, June 19, 1986, (20) [orginal: Betacam]
AV2 - Dunbar, Leslie, June 19, 1986, (21) [orginal: Betacam]
AV3 - Emerson, William, June 22, 1986, (16b) [original: Betacam]
AV3 - Emerson, William, June 22, 1986, (17b) [original: Betacam]
AV3 - Emerson, William, June 22, 1986, (18b) [original: Betacam]
AV3 - Emerson, William, June 22, 1986, (19b) [original: Betacam]
AV3 - Fleming, Harold, June 21, 1986 (8b) [original: Betacam]
AV3 - Fleming, Harold, June 21, 1986 (9b) [original: Betacam]
AV3 - Fleming, Harold, June 21, 1986 (10b) [original: Betacam]
AV3 - Fleming, Harold, June 21, 1986 (11b) [original: Betacam]
AV3 - Gebre-Hiwet, Judy, October 25, 1986, (18d) [original: Betacam]
AV3 - Gebre-Hiwet, Judy, October 25, 1986, (19d) [original: Betacam]
AV3 - Griffin, John, June 23, 1987, (12f) [original: Betacam]
AV3 - Griffin, John, June 23, 1987, (13f) [original: Betacam]
AV3 - Grigsby, Lucy, July 31, 1986, (8c) [original: Betacam]
AV3 - Grigsby, Lucy, July 31, 1986, (9c) [original: Betacam]
AV3 - Hamilton, Grace Towns, July 31, 1986, (6c) [original: Betacam]
AV3 - Hamilton, Grace Towns, July 31, 1986, (7c) [original: Betacam]
AV3 - Hempstone, Smith, January 20, 1986, (6e) [original: Betacam]
AV3 - Holman, M. Carl, October 12, 1986, (1d) [original: Betacam]
AV3 - Holman, M. Carl, October 12, 1986, (20c) [original: Betacam]
AV3 - Holman, M. Carl, October 12, 1986, (21c) [original: Betacam]
AV3 - Holman, M. Carl, October 12, 1986, (22c) [original: Betacam]
AV3 - Holman, M. Carl, October 12, 1986, (23c) [original: Betacam]
AV3 - Horton, Myles, April 21, 1987, (15e) [original: Betacam]
AV3 - Horton, Myles, April 21, 1987, (16e) [original: Betacam]
AV3 - Jenkins, Herbert, October 8, 1986, (7d) [original: Betacam]
AV3 - Jenkins, Herbert, October 8, 1986, (8d) [original: Betacam]
AV3 - Jenkins, Herbert, October 8, 1986, (9d) [original: Betacam]
AV3 - Jordan, Vernon, June 15, 1987, (20) [original: Betacam]
AV3 - Jordan, Vernon, June 15, 1987, (21) [original: Betacam]
AV3 - King, Lonnie, October 12, 1986, 2d) [original: Betacam]
AV3 - King, Lonnie, October 12, 1986, (3d) [original: Betacam]
AV3 - King, Lonnie, October 12, 1986, (4d) [original: Betacam]
AV3 - Kovach, Bill, December 9, 1986, (20d) [original: Betacam]
AV3 - Kovach, Bill, December 9, 1986, (21d) [original: Betacam]
AV3 - Lockerman, Doris, June 23, 1987, (5f) [original: Betacam]
AV3 - Lockerman, Doris, Doris, June 23, 1987, (6f) [original: Betacam]
AV4 - McGill, Jr., Ralph, October 25, 1986, (12d) [original: Betacam]
AV4 - McGill, Jr., Ralph, October 25, 1986, (13d) [original: Betacam]
AV4 - McGill, Jr., Ralph, October 25, 1986, (14d) [original: Betacam]
AV4 - Morgan, Mary Lynn, September 15, 1986, (10c) [original: Betacam]
AV4 - Morgan, Mary Lynn, September 15, 1986, (11c) [original: Betacam]
AV4 - Nelson, Jack, June 25, 1987, (23) [original: Betacam]
AV4 - Nelson, Jack, June 25, 1987, (23e) [original: Betacam]
AV4 - Patterson, Eugene C., February 3, 1987, (11e) [original: Betacam]
AV4 - Patterson, Eugene C., February 3, 1987, (12e) [original: Betacam]
AV4 - Patterson, Eugene C., February 3, 1987, (13e) [original: Betacam]
AV4 - Patterson, Eugene C., February 3, 1987, (14e) [original: Betacam]
AV4 - Pauley, Frances, May 29, 1986, (3) [original: Betacam]
AV4 - Pauley, Frances, May 29, 1986, (4) [original: Betacam]
AV4 - Pauley, Frances, May 29, 1986, (5) [original: Betacam]
AV4 - Pendergrast, Nan, October 25, 1986, (15d) [original: Betacam]
AV4 - Pendergrast, Nan, October 25, 1986, (16d) [original: Betacam]
AV4 - Pendergrast, Nan, October 25, 1986, (17d) [original: Betacam]
AV4 - Popham, John, June 4, 1986, (8) [original: Betacam]
AV4 - Popham, John, June 4, 1986, (9) [original: Betacam]
AV4 - Popham, John, June 4, 1986, (10) [original: Betacam]
AV4 - Popham, John, June 4, 1986, (11) [original: Betacam]
AV4 - Popham, John, June 4, 1986, (12) [original: Betacam]
AV4 - Popham, John, June 4, 1986, (13) [original: Betacam]
AV4 - Ross, Kitty, May 20, 1987, (20e) [original: Betacam]
AV4 - Saruya, Kaname, October 12, 1986, (19c) [original: Betacam]
AV4 - Shipp, Bill, May 20, 1987, (18e) [original: Betacam]
AV4 - Shipp, Bill, May 20, 1987, (19e) [original: Betacam]
AV4 - Sibley, Celestine, July 31, 1986, (4c) [original: Betacam]
AV4 - Sibley, Celestine, July 31, 1986, (5c) [original: Betacam]
AV4 - Sitton, Claude, June 21, 1986, (12b) [original: Betacam]
AV4 - Sitton, Claude, June 21, 1986, (13b) [original: Betacam]
AV4 - Sitton, Claude, June 21, 1986, (14b) [original: Betacam]
AV4 - Sitton, Claude, June 21, 1986, (15b) [original: Betacam]
AV4 - Tackett, Grace Lundy, September 15, 1986, (12c) [original: Betacam]
AV4 - Tackett, Grace Lundy, September 15, 1986, (13c) [original: Betacam]
AV6 - Talmadge, Herman, May 29, 1986, (6) [original: Betacam]
AV6 - Talmadge, Herman, May 29, 1986, (7) [original: Betacam]
AV6 - Tarver, Jack, February 3, 1987, (9e) [original: Betacam]
AV6 - Tarver, Jack, February 3, 1987, (10e) [original: Betacam]
AV6 - Vandiver, S. Ernest, June 23, 1987, (7f) [original: Betacam]
AV6 - Vandiver, S. Ernest, June 23, 1987, (8f) [original: Betacam]
AV5 - Vanocur, Sander, no date, (3e) [original: Betacam]
AV5 - Vanocur, Sander, no date, (4e) [original: Betacam]
AV5 - Watters, Pat, December 9, 1986, (22d) [original: Betacam]
AV5 - Watters, Pat, December 9, 1986, (23d) [original: Betacam]
AV5 - Williams, Hosea, September 15, 1986, (14c) [original: Betacam]
AV5 - Williams, Hosea, September 15, 1986, (15c) [original: Betacam]
AV5 - Williams, Hosea, September 15, 1986, (16c) [original: Betacam]
AV5 - Young, Andrew, October 8, 1986, (5d) [original: Betacam]
AV5 - Young, Andrew, October 8, 1986, (6d) [original: Betacam]
AV5 - Zinn, Howard, October 12, 1986, (17c) [original: Betacam]
AV5 - Zinn, Howard, October 12, 1986, (18c) [original: Betacam]
Video recording masters: VHS
AV7 - Alexander, Cecil, February 3. 1987, (7e) [original: VHS]
AV7 - Boris, Ruthanna, October 27, 1986, (10d) [original: VHS]
AV7 - Gebre-Hiwet, Judy, October 25, 1986, (18d) [original: VHS]
AV7 - Griffin, John, June 23, 1987, (12f) [original: VHS]
AV7 - Grigsby, Lucy, July 31, 1986, (8c) [original: VHS]
AV7 - Holman, M. Carl, October 12, 1986, (1d) [original: VHS]
AV7 - Holman, M. Carl, October 12, 1986, (20c) [original: VHS]
AV7 - Holman, M. Carl, October 12, 1986, (21c) [original: VHS]
AV7 - Holman, M. Carl, October 12, 1986, (22c) [original: VHS]
AV7 - Holman, M. Carl, October 12, 1986, (23c) [original: VHS]
AV7 - Horton, Myles, April 21, 1987, (16e) [original: VHS]
AV7 - Jenkins, Herbert, October 8, 1986, (7d) [original: VHS]
AV7 - Jenkins, Herbert, October 8, 1986, (8d) [original: VHS]
AV7 - Jordan, Vernon, June 15, 1987, (20) [original: VHS]
AV7 - King, Lonnie, October 12, 1986, 2d) [original: VHS]
AV7 - King, Lonnie, October 12, 1986, (3d) [original: VHS]
AV7 - King, Lonnie, October 12, 1986, (4d) [original: VHS]
AV7 - Lewis, John, no date, (20b) [original: VHS]
AV7 - Lewis, John, no date, (21b) [original: VHS]
AV7 - Lewis, John, no date, (22b) [original: VHS]
AV7 - McGill, Jr., Ralph, October 25, 1986, (13d) [original: VHS]
AV7 - Morgan, Mary Lynn, September 15, 1986, (10c) [original: VHS]
AV7 - Morgan, Mary Lynn, September 15, 1986, (11c) [original: VHS]
AV7 - Nelson, Jack, June 25, 1987, (23e) [original: VHS]
AV7 - Patterson, Eugene C., February 3, 1987, (11e) [original: VHS]
AV7 - Patterson, Eugene C., February 3, 1987, (14e) [original: VHS]
AV7 - Pendergrast, Nan, October 25, 1986, (15d) [original: VHS]
AV7 - Pendergrast, Nan, October 25, 1986, (16d) [original: VHS]
AV7 - Ross, Kitty, May 20, 1987, (20e) [original: VHS]
AV7 - Saruya, Kaname, October 12, 1986, (19c) [original: VHS]
AV7 - Tackett, Grace Lundy, September 15, 1986, (12c) [original: VHS]
AV7 - Tackett, Grace Lundy, September 15, 1986, (13c) [original: VHS]
AV7 - Vandiver, S. Ernest, June 23, 1987, (7f) [original: VHS]
AV7 - Williams, Hosea, September 15, 1986, (14c) [original: VHS]
AV7 - Williams, Hosea, September 15, 1986, (15c) [original: VHS]
AV7 - Williams, Hosea, September 15, 1986, (16c) [original: VHS]
AV7 - Young, Andrew, October 8, 1986, (5d) [original: VHS]
AV7 - Young, Andrew, October 8, 1986, (6d) [original: VHS]
AV7 - Zinn, Howard, October 12, 1986, (17c) [original: VHS]
AV7 - Zinn, Howard, October 12, 1986, (18c) [original: VHS]
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