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Crowe, Larry

Overview
Works: 1,607 works in 1,642 publications in 1 language and 67,543 library holdings
Genres: Oral histories  Interviews  Internet videos  Songs and music  Juvenile works  Children's sound recordings  Music 
Roles: Illustrator
Classifications: E185.97, 973.04960730092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Larry Crowe
Division unplugged by Emad Girgis( Recording )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fun songs teaching basic division
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Chuck Stone( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor and newspaper columnist Chuck Stone was born Charles Sumner Stone, Jr. on July 21, 1924 in St. Louis, Missouri. After graduating from high school, he earned his A.B. degree from Wesleyan University in 1948 and his M.A. degree from the University of Chicago in 1951. He was a navigator in the Tuskegee Airmen. Stone was editor of the New York Age, the Washington Afro-American and the Chicago Defender and served as Special Assistant to Congressman Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. From 1972 to 1991, Stone was political columnist and Senior Editor at the Philadelphia Daily News. He was founding President of the National Association of Black Journalists and the first host of PBS’s Black Perspectives On The News. He served as the Walter Spearman Professor in the School of Mass Communications at the University of North Carolina until 2005. Stone passed away in 2014 at the age of 89
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Terry Jones( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Business executive Terry Jones was born on January 23, 1947. He graduated from Trinity College with his B.S. degree in electrical engineering and earned his M.S. degree in computer science and biomedical engineering from George Washington University. After obtaining his M.B.A. degree from Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration in 1972, Jones became co-founder and vice president of Kiambere Savings and Loan in Nairobi, Kenya. In 1977, he returned to the U.S. to join Syncom Inc. as vice president. Syncom invested in companies such as Black Entertainment Television (BET), Radio One Inc., TV One, and Iridium Satellite. Jones served as vice chairman and executive officer of Citi Group Global Investment Management and Citi Group Asset Management. Jones also directed Fox Entertainment Group and Cyber Digital Inc. He served as a board member for Delta Capital Corporation, Philip Morris Companies, Cornell University, Spelman College, and Howard University Entrepreneurial Leadership and Innovation Institute
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Harold Haizlip( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Educator Harold C. Haizlip was born in 1935, in Washington, D.C. Haizlip graduated from Amherst College with honors with his B.A. degree in Latin, Greek and classical philology. He went on to earn his M.A. degree in teaching and his Ph.D. degree in education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Upon graduation, Haizlip worked as education director at Action for Boston Community Development and as associate director of educational planning at Basic Systems, Inc. before being hired as headmaster of the New Lincoln School in New York City. In 1971, Haizlip was appointed Commissioner of Education for the U.S. Virgin Islands for St. Thomas, St. Croix and St. John. From 2000 to 2002, he served as the executive director of the “I Have A Dream” Foundation of Los Angeles and Pasadena, California. In 2003, Haizlip was appointed executive director and corporate consultant for the After School Arts Program of LA’s BEST
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Frances L. Murphy, II( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publisher Frances Murphy II was born on October 8, 1922 in Baltimore, Maryland into the Murphy family, publishers of the Baltimore Afro-American newspaper. Her grandfather founded the Afro-American newspaper. Murphy attended the University of Wisconsin and later Coppin State College, graduating with degrees in journalism and education. She then received her M.Ed. degree from Johns Hopkins University. Murphy worked at the Afro-American throughout college and graduate school. After teaching for a number of years, Murphy began working at the Afro-American while teaching journalism at Morgan State University and Howard University while. Eventually Murphy became publisher, and retired from Howard University in 1991. Murphy continued with the Afro-American for another eight years. Murphy received numerous awards, including Ebony's 100 Most Influential Black Americans and the National Congress of Black Women's Woman of the 20th Century Award. Murphy passed away November 21, 2007 at age 85
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Ellis Cose( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journalist Ellis Cose was born on February 20, 1951, in Chicago, Illinois. He earned his B.A. degree in psychology from the University of Illinois in 1972; and his M.A. degree in science, technology and public policy from George Washington University in Washington, D. C. in 1978. His essays on the 1968 riots in Chicago attracted the attention of Gwendolyn Brooks, then the poet laureate of Illinois. In 1970, at age nineteen, Page became a weekly columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times – the youngest editorial page columnist to be employed by a major Chicago daily newspaper. He was a contributing editor at Newsweek from 1993 to 2010. Cose has written critically acclaimed books including The Rage of a Privileged Class and The Envy of The World: On Being a Black Man in America. He also appeared as an analyst on The Today Show, Nightline, ABC Evening News, and similar programs
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Richard Roper( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Government administrator Richard W. Roper was born on September 20, 1945 in Brunswick, Georgia. He received his B.A. degree in economics from Rutgers University in 1968, and his M.S. degree in public affairs from Princeton University in 1971. Roper began his career as legislative aide to the Mayor of Newark and later as director of the Office of Newark Metropolitan Studies. Roper went on to serve in several federal, state and local government positions, including as Special Assistant to the Secretary of Commerce in the Carter Administration, and as director of the Department’s Office of State and Local Government Assistance. Roper joined Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, serving from 1980 to 1992 in several public affairs positions. He also worked with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, and was a senior fellow and New Jersey field research analyst at the Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Chester Grundy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Academic administrator Chester Grundy was born on August 22, 1947 in Louisville, Kentucky. He grew up in the city's California neighborhood and enrolled at the University of Kentucky where he graduated in 1969. Upon his father's death shortly afterwards, Grundy took a job with the university to help support his family. As director of the school's Office of African American Student Affairs, Grundy had responsibility for the creation of programs to bring African American culture to the campus. As interim vice president for student affairs at Kentucky State University, Grundy helped facilitate dialogue between the predominantly black school and the University of Kentucky. He was laid off in 2013, but promptly rehired after public protest. Outside of the university, Grundy co-founded the Roots & Heritage Festival and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Leola "Roscoe" Dellums( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lawyer and civic leader Leola "Roscoe" Dellums was born in 1941, in Berkeley, California. While a student at San Francisco State University, she became the first African American on the homecoming court. Following graduation, Dellums began teaching English as a second language in 1966, and was involved in television. By 1972, she was reporting for a television station in Washington, D.C., and continued to do so until the 1980s. In 1983 Dellums also began working on Capitol Hill, first as an assistant to a California representative, and then as a consultant to the whole California delegation. Dellums also earned her J.D. degree from Georgetown University and began practicing law in 1993. In 1995, she opened her own firm. She has also written and has had a script produced by Disney Channel, The Color of Friendship. She has won numerous awards for her achievements, and has served on the boards of numerous organizations
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Ivan Yaeger( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inventor and entrepreneur Ivan Yaeger was born on June 7, 1967 in Miami Florida. He attended Miami Shores Elementary School, North Miami Junior High School, and graduated from Miami Central Senior High School in 1984. He received his B.B.A. degree in business management and organization from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida in 1988. In 1986, Yaeger founded the Yaeger Innovative Properties Corporation, his first company - the year after he filed his first patent for the Yaeger Prosthetic Arm. He worked for Miami Dade Public Schools in 1991 as a pupil advocate, and founded his non-profit, the Yaeger Foundation, in 1995. In 2000, Yaeger combined all his companies under one name, the Yaeger Companies, and he was the CEO. He created a revolutionary prosthetic arm for a girl with no arms in 2001. Yaeger was often recognized and awarded for his innovative inventions and his service to his community
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Gwendolyn Quinn( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publicist Gwendolyn Quinn was born on November 12, 1960 in Augusta, Georgia. A personal assistant to recording artist, Gloria Gaynor, she received her cosmetology license from Robert Fiance Beauty School in West New York, New Jersey. She completed a Vidal Sassoon apprenticeship. Quinn served on the television and radio staff at ASCAP. She worked for model-businesswomen Beverly Johnson. She joined ABC-Capital Cities television development and production group. In 1991, Quinn served as publicity coordinator, Mercury/Polygram. She joined Flavor Unit Entertainment as National Director of Publicity. In 1995, she was named National Director of Publicity & Media Relations, Capitol Records. She served as Senior Director of Publicity, Island Records. In 1997, Quinn moved to Arista Records, as Senior Director of Publicity. In 2000, Quinn served as Capitol Records, Vice President of Publicity. Quinn founded GQ (now Gwendolyn Quinn) Media & Public Relations in 2002. She represented legends like Aretha Franklin and Chaka Khan
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Reverend Dr. Jim Holley, Jr( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Religious leader Reverend Dr. Jim Holley was born on December 5, 1943 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Holley received his B.S. degree and M.S. degree in international relations from Tennessee State University, his M.Div. degree from Chicago Theological Seminary, his Ph.D. degree in higher education from Wayne State University, and his D.Min. degree in economic development from Drew University. On June 9, 1972, Holley became pastor of Detroit’s Little Rock Baptist Church. In addition to his role as pastor, he served as Dean of the Ashland Theological Seminary, police commissioner, president of the Council of Baptist Pastors, president and CEO of Country Preacher Foods, Inc. He was named Michiganian of the Year by the Detroit News in 1990. He authored ten spiritually-focused books. In 2015, Holley stepped down as pastor of Detroit’s Little Rock Baptist Church when appointed by Mayor Mike Duggan to serve as Detroit’s director of community and civic affairs
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Imam Vernon Fareed( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Religious and civic leader Vernon M. Fareed was born on December 31, 1953, in Norfolk, Virginia. At the age of eighteen, Fareed joined the Nation of Islam and converted to Islam from Christianity. In 1983, he began writing as a columnist for the New Journal and Guide newspaper. Fareed served as manager and president of Salaam Investment Group, LLC. By 1976, Fareed earned the title of Imam at Masjid William Salaam. He received his honorary doctorate degree from Bishop Jessie Featherston at Trinity Mission University in 1997. He received the National Humanitarian Award for his community work and involvement from the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities in 2006. He became chair of the Tidewater Chapter of the VCIC in 2007, and sat on the state board. In 2005, Imam Fareed became the first Muslim of African-American descent to offer the invocation for the Virginia State Senate
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Alfred Edmond, Jr( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Media executive Alfred Adam Edmond Jr. was born on March 8, 1960 in Long Branch, New Jersey to parents Alfred and Virginia Edmond. He graduated from Rutgers University in 1983 with his B.A. degree in studio art with a minor in economics. Having served as editor of a campus newspaper, Edmond worked at black-owned newspapers in New York – first, in 1983, as managing editor of Big Red News, in Brooklyn, and then as associate editor at the New York Daily Challenge, in 1985. In 1987, he joined publisher Earl Graves at Black Enterprise magazine. Appointed editor-in-chief in 2000, he led the magazine’s Black Wealth Initiative, an effort to focus African Americans on the task of wealth building. Taking a senior role in the development of the magazine’s website, Black Enterprise.com, Emond became its editor-in-chief in 2008 and assumed the role of multimedia editor-at-large in 2010
The HistoryMakers video oral history with H. Ron White( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lawyer H. Ron White was born on February 10, 1941 in Richmond, Virginia. He received his B.S. degree in biology and chemistry from Hampton University in 1962. He received his J.D. degree in law from Howard University in 1971. In 1971, he served as an environmental and labor attorney for Atlantic Richfield Oil Company , and in 1974, as the company's Federal Regulatory Compliance Counsel. In 1976, he joined Irvin & White, PC, which in 1977 became White Mahomes and Briscoe, PC. In 1979, he established the Law Offices of H. Ron White & Associates. White was appointed State of Texas District Court Judge, 1983-1984. In 1985, returning to private practice, he served as a partner in several firms including: White, Hill, Sims & Wiggins, LLP; White, Sims & Wiggins, LLP; White & Wiggins, LLP; Adorno Yoss White Wiggins, LLP; Yoss White & Wiggins, LLP; and White & Wiggins, LLP
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Harrison B. Wilson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

University president and college basketball coach Harrison B. Wilson was born on April 21, 1925 in Amsterdam, New York. After serving two and a half years in the Navy from 1945-1947, Wilson received his B.S. degree from Kentucky State University in 1949. He received his M.A. degree and his D.H.S. degree in health science and administration from Indiana University. From 1951 to 1967, Wilson worked as a professor, administrator and coach at Jackson State College. In 1967, Wilson became Department Chair and Professor of Health and Physical Education at Tennessee State University in Nashville, Tennessee. After working at Fisk University as the assistant to the president for several years, he was hired as president of Norfolk State University in Virginia from 1975 to 1997. Upon his retirement, Dominion Energy Company named Wilson as an honoree in their Strong Men & Women, Excellence in Leadership series
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Bill Duke( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film director and actor Bill Duke was born William Henry Hudson Duke, Jr. on February 26, 1943, in Poughkeepsie, New York. Duke began his career as an actor, initially in small theaters of New York City performing in such plays as LeRoi Jones' Slave Ship and Melvin Van Peebles’ musical Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death. Duke's most prominent and critically acclaimed television work has been as a director of teleplays for the PBS series American Playhouse including The Killing Floor, A Raisin in the Sun, and The Meeting, a 90-minute drama that depicted an imaginary meeting between Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X. Duke directed his first feature film in 1990, a film adaptation of Chester Himes' novel A Rage in Harlem. Duke went on to direct a number of other films including Deep Cover, Sister Act 2, Hoodlum and Deacons for Defense
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Lula Cole Dawson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Civic leader Lula Dawson was born in 1931 in Jonesboro, Louisiana. After earning her A.B. degree from Southern University in Baton Rouge, Dawson went on to attend Boston University where she received her M.A. degree in sociology in 1953. Married to diplomat Horace Dawson, she spent lived in Africa, where she was an active contributor and tireless advocate for a number of charities in Uganda, Nigeria and Liberia. She focused her efforts on programs targeted to African children. Returning to the United States, Dawson began working as a consultant in 1974, focusing on public education. In 1977, she accompanied her husband to the Philippines and to Botswana, in 1980, after his appointment by President Jimmy Carter as ambassador. She then became honorary chairperson of the Child-to-Child Foundation of Botswana. Dawson worked as a consultant for a number of organizations, focusing on education and international development. She passed away on January 14, 2004 at age 73
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Donald C. Richards( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Business executive Donald C. Richards was born in Chicago, Illinois on February 24, 1938. Richards earned his B.A. degree in anthropology from the University of Chicago in 1959. After teaching at a Chicago high school for a year, he returned to the University of Chicago to earn his M.A. degree in history. Following three years as a systems manager at IBM, he launched a thirty-year career in advertising. For twenty-two years Richards worked for Leo Burnett Worldwide, one of the world's largest ad agencies. He became the company's first African American vice president and managed the agency's global diversity program. Richards worked as president of D.C. Richards & Associates, an ad firm specializing in multicultural marketing, before later becoming the associate national director of affirmative action and diversity for the New York-based Screen Actors Guild
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Faye Beverly Bryant( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Association chief executive and school superintendent Faye Beverly Bryant was born on March 15, 1937, in Houston, Texas. After graduating from Howard University with her B.A. degree in 1957, Bryant returned to Houston to earn her M.A. degree in counseling and guidance from the University of Houston. While at Howard, Bryant was initiated into the Alpha Chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority at Howard University. In Houston, she transferred her affiliation to the Alpha Kappa Omega Chapter. Bryant served as Grand Basileus of AKA Sorority, and under her leadership the group focused on programs of service, organizational impact, global women’s issues, economic development and renewal. Bryant also created the Alpha Kappa Alpha Connection, continued construction on AKA Sorority’s national headquarters and added numerous chapters to the African Village Development Program. In 1998, Bryant became the first African American to serve as assistant superintendent for enrichment programs in the Houston Independent School District
 
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