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Jack Willis Collection

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Civil Rights project [research]

Civil Rights project [production]



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Jack Willis Collection, 1940s-1983 | FMA Film & Media Archive

By Washington University Special Collections Staff

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Collection Overview

Title: Jack Willis Collection, 1940s-1983Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1950s-1982

ID: FMA/FMA00022

Primary Creator: Willis, Jack

Extent: 9.25 Linear Feet

Arrangement: Materials in this collection are organized into 2 series, Series 1: Civil Rights project [research] and Series 2 Civil Rights project [production], with a sub-series: Interview Transcripts. Original order was maintained throughout, where possible.

Date Acquired: 12/09/2014. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: Armstrong, James, 1923-2009, Baker, Ella, 1903-1986, Bergman, Walter, Dr., Black nationalism, Bowie, Harry, Branton, Wiley Austin, 1923-1988, Brooks, Joseph, Brooks, Owen H., Brown, Ed, 1941-2011, Bryant, C.C., Carmichael, Stokely, 1941-1998, Civil Rights-America, Civil rights demonstrations, Collins, Lucretia, Committee on Racial Equality, Doar, John, 1921-2014, Dorsey, L.C. (Lula Clara Warren), 1938-, Fortson, William Candler, 1928-, Gaines, Lorenza, Gilmer, Gloria, Greene, Dewey, Greene, Freddie, Griffin, Yvonne, Hightower, Mary, Hillegas, Jan, Holt, Len, Hunt, Fred, Jackson, Goldie, Jackson, John, Jenkins, Timothy Lionel, 1938-, Johnson, June, Jordan, Florence Kroeger, -1987, Khazan, Jibreel, 1941-, King, C.B. (Chevene Bowers), 1923-1988, King, Ed, Rev., 1936-, Kirksey, Henry J., Ku Klux Klan (1915-), Langford, Charles, Lawrence, Ken, Lewis, John, 1940 February 21, Manning Marable, 1950-2011, Mants, Bob, Martin, Joe, McCain, Franklin, 1941-2014, McCloud, Thomas, Miller, Don, Minor, Ethel, Moore, Amzie, Murtaugh, Arthur, Newsome, Daisy, Nixon, Edgar Daniel, Nobles, Ernest, O'Neal, John, 1940-, Owens, Beulah, Palmer, Hazel, Parks, 1913-2005, Patton, Gwendolyn M., 1943-, Peacock, Wazir, Peck, James, Perdew, Amanda, Perdew, John, 1941-, Price, Georgia, Rich, Marvin, Richmond, David, Shelton, Robert M., Shuttlesworth, Fred L., 1922-2011, Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.), Thrasher, Sue, Tillinghast, Muriel, United States-race relations, United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation, Urban African Americans--History--20th century, Wasserstrom, Richard A., Williams, Gladys, Williams, Hosea, 1926-, Wise, Gloria, Wise, Jewell, Young, Andrew, 1932-, Zellner, Bob, Zellner, Dorothy

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Materials gathered and produced by the Center for Documentary Media (CFDM) for a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) funded documentary on the history of the Southern Civil Rights Movement. CFDM was a non-profit production company headed by Jack Willis. The documentary at the center of this collection was never completed. Pre-interviews and interviews conducted for the project exist on 16mm film and are not detailed in this finding aid. For more information about the film associated with this collection, see "Related Materials" below.

Subject/Index Terms

Armstrong, James, 1923-2009
Baker, Ella, 1903-1986
Bergman, Walter, Dr.
Black nationalism
Bowie, Harry
Branton, Wiley Austin, 1923-1988
Brooks, Joseph
Brooks, Owen H.
Brown, Ed, 1941-2011
Bryant, C.C.
Carmichael, Stokely, 1941-1998
Civil Rights-America
Civil rights demonstrations
Collins, Lucretia
Committee on Racial Equality
Doar, John, 1921-2014
Dorsey, L.C. (Lula Clara Warren), 1938-
Fortson, William Candler, 1928-
Gaines, Lorenza
Gilmer, Gloria
Greene, Dewey
Greene, Freddie
Griffin, Yvonne
Hightower, Mary
Hillegas, Jan
Holt, Len
Hunt, Fred
Jackson, Goldie
Jackson, John
Jenkins, Timothy Lionel, 1938-
Johnson, June
Jordan, Florence Kroeger, -1987
Khazan, Jibreel, 1941-
King, C.B. (Chevene Bowers), 1923-1988
King, Ed, Rev., 1936-
Kirksey, Henry J.
Ku Klux Klan (1915-)
Langford, Charles
Lawrence, Ken
Lewis, John, 1940 February 21
Manning Marable, 1950-2011
Mants, Bob
Martin, Joe
McCain, Franklin, 1941-2014
McCloud, Thomas
Miller, Don
Minor, Ethel
Moore, Amzie
Murtaugh, Arthur
Newsome, Daisy
Nixon, Edgar Daniel
Nobles, Ernest
O'Neal, John, 1940-
Owens, Beulah
Palmer, Hazel
Parks, 1913-2005
Patton, Gwendolyn M., 1943-
Peacock, Wazir
Peck, James
Perdew, Amanda
Perdew, John, 1941-
Price, Georgia
Rich, Marvin
Richmond, David
Shelton, Robert M.
Shuttlesworth, Fred L., 1922-2011
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
Thrasher, Sue
Tillinghast, Muriel
United States-race relations
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation
Urban African Americans--History--20th century
Wasserstrom, Richard A.
Williams, Gladys
Williams, Hosea, 1926-
Wise, Gloria
Wise, Jewell
Young, Andrew, 1932-
Zellner, Bob
Zellner, Dorothy

Administrative Information

Repository: FMA Film & Media Archive

Accruals: No accruals for paper material are expected at this time.

Access Restrictions: Open

Use Restrictions:

Users of the collection must read and agree to abide by the rules and procedures set forth in the Materials Use Policies.

Providing access to materials does not constitute permission to publish or otherwise authorize use. All publication not covered by fair use or other exceptions is restricted to those who have permission of the copyright holder, which may or may not be Washington University.

If you wish to publish or license Special Collections materials, please contact Special Collections to inquire about copyright status at (314) 935-5495 or spec@wumail.wustl.edu. (Publish means quotation in whole or in part in seminar or term papers, theses or dissertations, journal articles, monographs, books, digital forms, photographs, images, dramatic presentations, transcriptions, or any other form prepared for a limited or general public.)

Physical Access Note: Due to water damage, some materials are fragile and may need special attention to access.

Acquisition Source: Jack Willis

Acquisition Method: Material was donated by Jack Willis.

Related Materials: The film and audio portions of the Jack Willis Collection are also housed at the Film & Media Archive.  A search for moving image material in the Jack Willis Collection can be done through mavisWeb. For more information please see http://mavisweb.wulib.wustl.edu:81/mavisSearch.

Preferred Citation: [Name of the Collection], Washington University Libraries, Department of Special Collections.

Processing Information: This collection was processed by FMA Staff in 2015/2016.

Finding Aid Revision History: This finding aid was created in October 2015.


Box and Folder Listing


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Series 2: Civil Rights project [production]Add to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Tapes & transcripts listAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Interview Questions, treatment etc.Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Interviewees Record AudioAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Jack's Notes-Southern ShootAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Jack's notes-miscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: [Discussion of Black Nationalism with Manning Marable and Lou Outlaw, Folder 1 of 2]Add to your cart.
Folder 7: [Discussion of Black Nationalism with Manning Marable and Lou Outlaw, Folder 1 of 2]Add to your cart.
Folder 8: [Interview questions for Bernice Reagon]Add to your cart.
Folder 9: [Narrative on Civil Rights Movement]Add to your cart.
Folder 10: PublicityAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: [Jean Wiley's notebooks, 1977-1978]Add to your cart.
Folder 12: [Jean Wiley's notebooks, 1978-1980]Add to your cart.
Folder 13: [Jean Wiley's notebooks, 1980]Add to your cart.
Folder 14: [Jean Wiley's notebook, 1981]Add to your cart.
Folder 15: [Jean Wiley's notebooks, not dated]Add to your cart.
Folder 16: [Jack Willis resume, 1961-1982]Add to your cart.
Folder 17: [Civil Rights Draft]Add to your cart.
Folder 18: [NEH request for Advance or Reimbursement]Add to your cart.
Folder 19: [NEH Supplemental Grant application]Add to your cart.
Folder 20: [NEH Project Budget]Add to your cart.
Folder 21: [NEH Correspondence]Add to your cart.
Folder 22: [Incoming correspondence]Add to your cart.
Folder 23: [Outgoing correspondence]Add to your cart.
Folder 24: [Invoices]Add to your cart.
Folder 25: [Center for Documentary Media stationery]Add to your cart.
Folder 26: [Miscellaneous business forms/papers]Add to your cart.
Folder 27: [IRS correspondence/forms]Add to your cart.
Folder 28: [Center for Docuemntary Media Average Montly Expense 4/2/82]Add to your cart.
Folder 29: [Picture Budget Detail for Civil Rights Project]Add to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Budget ledger for Civil Rights ProjectAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Material to be pulledAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Center for Documentary Media Original Film Logs - Civil Rights Project [Folder 1 of 4]Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Center for Documentary Media Original Film Logs - Civil Rights Project [Folder 2 of 4]Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Center for Documentary Media Original Film Logs - Civil Rights Project [Folder 3 of 4]Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Center for Documentary Media Original Film Logs - Civil Rights Project [Folder 4 of 4]Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 3: Civil Rights project [interview transcripts]Add to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: C.B. KingAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Ken Lawrence, Jan HillegasAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: P.L. ChestnutAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: L.C. DorseyAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: John DoarAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Bob ZellnerAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Dorothy ZellnerAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Don Miller, Ed KingAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Goldie JacksonAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Mary HightowerAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Len HoltAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Fred HuntAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Florence Kroeger JordanAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Tim JenkinsAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Dewey Greene & FamilyAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: Yvonne GriffinAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: Lorenza GainesAdd to your cart.
Folder 18: Freddie GreeneAdd to your cart.
Folder 19: Wiley BrantonAdd to your cart.
Folder 20: John LewisAdd to your cart.
Folder 21: Bob MantsAdd to your cart.
Folder 22: John Jackson, Dorothy HensonAdd to your cart.
Folder 23: Owen BrooksAdd to your cart.
Folder 24: Ed Brown, John O'NealAdd to your cart.
Folder 25: John BrownAdd to your cart.
Folder 26: James ArmstrongAdd to your cart.
Folder 27: C.C. BryantAdd to your cart.
Folder 28: Ella BakerAdd to your cart.
Folder 29: Ella BakerAdd to your cart.
Folder 30: Ella Baker Transcript [Edited copy]Add to your cart.
Folder 31: Willie Peacock-filmed [Wazir Peacock]Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Joseph Brooks-filmedAdd to your cart.
Folder 33: Walter Bergman-filmedAdd to your cart.
Folder 34: Lucretia CollinsAdd to your cart.
Folder 35: Lucretia CollinsAdd to your cart.
Folder 36: Bobby Shelton, Unidentified Klansman and Thomas CookAdd to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Rosa Parks-filmedAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: E.D. Nixon-filmedAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Hazel Palmer-filmedAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Ed King-filmedAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Harry BowieAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Harry Bowie-filmedAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: June Johnson-filmedAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Manning MarableAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Fred ShuttlesworthAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: John and Amanda PerdewAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Georgia PriceAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Warren FortsonAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Marvin RichAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Muriel TillinghastAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Sue ThrasherAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: Dick WasserstromAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: Gladys Williams, Gloria GilmerAdd to your cart.
Folder 18: Hosea WilliamsAdd to your cart.
Folder 19: Gloria WiseAdd to your cart.
Folder 20: Don Miller, Ed KingAdd to your cart.
Folder 21: Henry KirkseyAdd to your cart.
Folder 22: Henry Kirksey-filmedAdd to your cart.
Folder 23: Jewell WiseAdd to your cart.
Folder 24: Andrew YoungAdd to your cart.
Folder 25: Beulah OwensAdd to your cart.
Folder 26: Gwen PattonAdd to your cart.
Folder 27: Daisy NewsomeAdd to your cart.
Folder 28: Ernest NoblesAdd to your cart.
Folder 29: John O'NealAdd to your cart.
Folder 30: James PeckAdd to your cart.
Folder 31: James Peck-filmedAdd to your cart.
Folder 32: Sgt. McGradyAdd to your cart.
Folder 33: Ethel MinorAdd to your cart.
Folder 34: Ethel Minor/Freddie GreeneAdd to your cart.
Folder 35: Amzie MooreAdd to your cart.
Folder 36: Charles LangfordAdd to your cart.
Folder 37: Jessie LongAdd to your cart.
Folder 38: Joe MartinAdd to your cart.
Folder 39: Thomas McCloudAdd to your cart.
Folder 40: Stokely Carmichael 4/25/78Add to your cart.
Folder 41: [Arthur Murtaugh]Add to your cart.
Folder 42: David Richmond, Joseph McNeil, Jibreel Khazan, Franklin McCain - Greensboro Public LibraryAdd to your cart.

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