George L. Brown oral history
Scope and Contents
Describes youth, education, career paths. Includes political observations about racial relations, youth, the aged, education and South Africa.
- Brown, George L. (George Leslie), Jr. -- 1926-2006. (Person)
- Gray, Juanita, (Person)
- Davis, James, (Person)
- Collaborative Digitization Project (Denver, Colo.) (Organization)
Language of Materials
Material is in English unless otherwise noted.
Conditions Governing Access
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Biographical / Historical
First African American senator in Colorado. Elected 1956. Served for 18 years. Elected Colorado lieutenant governor in 1974, served 4 years. Star high school athlete, journalist, radio talk show host. Tuskegee Airman during World War II.
Other Finding Aids
Typed index available.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Accession information unknown.
Produced as part of the DPL Western History/Genealogy Dept. Oral History Project.
Audio files digitized through the Collaborative Digitization Project, Denver, Colorado.
Tape speed of recording varies.
Participant or Performer Note
Interviewed by Juanita Gray and James Davis.
- African American legislators -- Colorado -- Denver -- Interviews. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Brown, George L. (George Leslie), Jr. 1926-2006 -- Interviews.
- Oral histories (document genres) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Sound recordings Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- United States. Army Air Forces. Fighter Group, 332nd -- Interviews.
- Finding Aid for the George L. Brown oral history[sound recording]
- Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
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