WorldCat Identities

Henry, Loretta

Overview
Works: 27 works in 27 publications in 1 language and 1,080 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Oral histories  Internet videos 
Roles: Author
Classifications: E185.97, 973.04960730092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Loretta Henry
 
Most widely held works by Loretta Henry
Braided wire jewelry by Loretta Henry( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The HistoryMakers video oral history with Rena Bancroft( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

College president Rena Ercelle Merritt Bancroft was born on September 14, 1931 in Clinton, North Carolina. In 1948, Bancroft took a high school English test and earned the highest score in the State of North Carolina. Bancroft initially attended Howard University but transferred to Syracuse University, where she earned her B.A. and M.A. degrees in home economics and education. In 1952, Bancroft began her career as a teacher in Watertown, New York. In 1956, Bancroft moved to the West Coast and began teaching in the Oakland Public School System. Bancroft also worked for the McCall Pattern Company, serving as a lecturer at schools in San Francisco and San Jose. Bancroft went on to become the first African American woman principal in the San Mateo Peninsula School District. In 1985, Bancroft became president of the City College of San Francisco. Upon retirement, Bancroft worked as a consultant for the State of California
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Dr. William Alexander Jackson Ross( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Physician William Alexander Jackson Ross was born on November 26, 1937 in Detroit, Wayne County Michigan. He attended the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and Wayne State University. He obtained his medical degree from Meharry Medical College in 1964. Following medical school, Dr. Ross joined the Navy’s Medical Corp. He became a Qualified Submarine Medical Officer in 1966. He became the first black submarine doctor in the Navy’s Submarine service’s 66-year history when he served aboard the George C. Marshall which was commissioned in Newport News Virginia from 1968 -1969. Dr. Ross left the Navy and joined the West Oak Health Center as a consultant orthopedic and teacher. He later became the chief of orthopedics at Herrick Hospital in Berkeley, California. He was a member of the Arlington Medical Group. Dr. Ross was also a member of the National Medical Association, The American Medical Association, the NAACP, and Alpha Phi Alpha
The HistoryMakers video oral history with The Honorable Doris Ward( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Politician and educator Doris Margaret Ward was born on January 27, 1932 in Chicago, Illinois. Ward grew up in Gary, Indiana and lived with her grandparents after her parents divorced. Ward attended integrated Frable School from kindergarten through twelfth grade. While there, Ward was a member of the debate team and was Queen of the Bud Billiken Parade in Chicago. Ward attended Indiana University and earned her B.S. and M.S. degrees in education. Ward started her career as a teacher and taught in Indiana for ten years and then moved to California. Ward began her political career in 1972 when she became a trustee for the San Francisco Community College District. In 1979, Ward became a county supervisor, and in 1990, she became president of the Board of Supervisors. In 1996, Ward was elected San Francisco County Assessor-Recorder. In 2000, Ward served as a delegate to the Democratic National Convention, representing California
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Barry Williams( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investment consultant Barry Williams was born on July 21, 1944. He graduated from George Washington Junior High, and attended high school at a small boarding school in New England. Williams received his B.A. degree in 1966 from Harvard University. He received a fellowship through Corning Glass that allowed him to travel around the world for fourteen months, through Europe, Latin America, and Africa. In 1971, he received his J.D. and M.B.A. degrees jointly from Harvard Law and Business Schools. Between 1979 and 1986, Williams worked as managing principal at Bechtel Group. In 1987, he founded Williams Pacific Ventures, Inc., a real estate, private equity investment and consulting firm. Williams served as a U.S. delegate for the Conference on National Parks in Durbin, South Africa, and a senior mediator for the Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services (JAMS). The father of three sons, he and his wife, author Lalita Tademy, resided in the San Francisco Bay area
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Olly Wilson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Composer and professor Olly Woodrow Wilson, Jr. was born on September 7, 1937 in St. Louis, Missouri. Wilson learned to play the piano at the age of seven. He graduated from Sumner High School in 1955, and from Washington University in St. Louis in 1959, where he earned his B.M. degree in music. He went on to earn his M.M. degree in music composition in 1960 from the University of Illinois and his Ph.D. from the University of Iowa in 1964. Wilson taught at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music between 1965 and 1970 and then at the University of California - Berkeley in 1970. In 1971, he received a Guggenheim Fellowship to study African language and music in West Africa. In 1972, he returned to the University of California - Berkeley and between 1993 and 1997, served as chairman of the music department. Wilson retired as professor emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley in 2002
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Dr. Henry Lucas( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dentist Dr. Henry Lucas was born on February 27, 1932 in Rahway, New Jersey. Lucas graduated from Howard University earning his B.S. degree in 1957. He completed his studies in dentistry at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee in 1960. Lucas completed postgraduate studies in the field of orthodontics at San Francisco’s University of the Pacific in 1972. He served as a dentist in the U.S. Air Force. He went into private practice as a dental surgeon. In 1990, Lucas headed the Sutter Place Dental Group in San Francisco. In 2004, he was voted one of the top ten dentists in the United States. Lucas lectured at University of the Pacific School of Dentistry. He was a past president of the California State Board of Dental Examinations. In 1981, President Reagan appointed him to the President’s Commission on (Iran) Hostage Compensation. Lucas passed away on June 1, 2009 at age 77
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Avon Kirkland( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film producer Avon Kirkland was born on November 27, 1936 in Jacksonville, Florida. He obtained his B.S. degree in chemistry from Clark College and his Ph.D. degree in organic chemistry from Washington University in St. Louis. He worked as a research chemist from 1964 to 1967, and ran an after-school educational program from 1967 to 1968. He directed the creation of reading and math programs for the Behavioral Research Labs of Palo Alto, California. From 1974 to 1977, he was the director of instructional service for KQED in San Francisco. In 1977, he became the executive producer of Up & Coming, a 1982 series that ran for twenty-five episodes. In 1982, Kirkland founded New Images Productions to produce films about the black experience. His work includes Up From Slavery: The Triumph and Tragedy of Booker T. Washington; Ralph Ellison: An American Journey; Street Soldiers and Simple Justice and Booker
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Brenda Payton Jones( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newspaper columnist Brenda Payton Jones was born Brenda Williams on August 24, 1952 in Omaha, Nebraska. Payton’s family moved to Chicago, Illinois when she was three. Growing up in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood, she attended the University of Chicago Laboratory School for elementary and high school. By her senior year, Payton was a National Merit Scholar semi-finalist. Payton received her B.A. degree in history from Pomona College in 1973, and her M.A. degree in journalism from Boston University in 1974. For twenty-six years, Payton was a columnist at the Oakland Tribune. She covered local and national political and social issues ranging from the United States War on Terror to Hurricane Katrina to the impact of racial discrimination on health. She was a contributor to KQED-FM’s Perspective series for twenty years. In March 2006, CityFlight Newsmagazine honored Payton as one of the Ten Most Influential African Americans in the Bay Area
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Naomi Jean Gray( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Non profit executive Naomi T. Gray was born Naomi Jean Thomas on May 18, 1922 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. She graduated from Crispus Attacks High School in Indianapolis, Indiana, in 1940 and from Hampton University with her B.S. degree in sociology in 1945. Three years later, she obtained her M.S. degree from Indiana University in Indianapolis. Gray joined Planned Parenthood in 1950, and she later became the first woman vice president of the national Planned Parenthood. In 1971, Gray formed a management consulting group, Naomi Gray Associates. She served as an instructor in the department of social work at San Francisco State University, as the president of the Urban Institute for American Affairs, Inc. and as executive director of the Sojourner Truth Foster Family Service Agency. Gray was active in community groups including the National Urban League, and was honored as an Indiana Distinguished Citizen. Gray passed away on December 29, 2007 at age 85
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Dr. Daniel A. Collins( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dentist Dr. Daniel A. Collins was born on June 11, 1916, in Darlington, South Carolina, where he attended elementary and high school. Collins earned his B.S. degree at Paine College in Augusta, Georgia in 1936. He continued his studies at Meharry Medical College where he earned his D.D.S. in 1941. He later obtained his M.S. degree in dental science from the University of San Francisco in 1944. Collins also studied children’s dentistry at the Guggenheim Clinic. In 1943, Collins became the first black dentist on the faculty of the San Francisco State University School of Dentistry. He also founded the Oral-Facial Consultative Service and served as co-publisher of the Reporter newspaper. He later joined the publisher Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc. as the director of its West Coast division. Collins also co-founded the San Francisco Bay Area Urban League. Collins passed away on September 13, 2007 at age 91
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Julia Reed Hare( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Educator Dr. Julia Hare was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Hare received her B.A. degree in music from Langston University in Langston, Oklahoma in 1960, her M.A. degree in music education from Roosevelt University in Chicago, Illinois in 1962. She earned her Ph.D. degree in education from the California Coast University in Santa Ana, California, in 1987. She taught elementary school and worked in a teacher development program before serving as director of educational programs at the Oakland Museum. She later began hosting talk shows for both ABC television and KSFO radio stations. Hare co-founded “The Black Think Tank” in San Francisco, exploring different issues faced by black families. Hare appeared on several television programs offering her expertise on relationship issues and more. Hare and her husband, Dr. Nathan Hare, co-authored several books including How to Find and Keep a BMW (Black Man Working)
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Stanley Nelson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film producer Stanley Earl Nelson, Jr. was born on June 8, 1951 in New York City. He attended New Lincoln School, a private school in Manhattan. In 1976, he received his B.F.A. degree from Leonard Davis Film School at City University of New York. Upon graduating, Nelson worked as assistant editor/apprentice with documentary filmmaker William Greaves. By 1989, Nelson wrote, produced and directed his first documentary feature, Two Dollars and a Dream: The Story of Madame C.J. Walker. Nelson also produced and directed the 1999 Emmy nominated documentary entitled The Black Press: Soldiers Without Swords, and the 2000 Black International Cinema Festival award-winning documentary Marcus Garvey: Look for Me in the Whirlwind. Nelson received acclaim for his 2003 documentary, The Murder of Emmett Till and Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple. Nelson taught film production and broadcast journalism at facilities in Rwanda and at Howard University
The HistoryMakers video oral history with James Lowell Gibbs, Jr( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Academic administrator and professor James Lowell Gibbs, Jr. was born on June 13, 1931, in Syracuse, New York. Gibbs grew up in Ithaca, New York, where he attended Ithaca High School. Gibbs graduated from Cornell University in 1952. He went on to graduate from Harvard University and earned his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in cultural anthropology. In 1959, Gibbs went on to teach at the University of Minnesota and remained there until 1966. He conducted field research on the Kpelle of Liberia for three separate periods. In 1970, Gibbs co-directed and co-produced a documentary film on the Kpelle called, The Cows of Dolo Ken Paye. That same year, Gibbs became Stanford University’s first dean of undergraduate studies. Between 1987 and 1990, Gibbs worked as Stanford University’s chairman of the department of anthropology. He also served as the Martin Luther King, Jr. Centennial Professor of Anthropology Emeritus at the university
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Darlene Lorraine McKinnon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Federal government official Darlene Lorraine McClaine McKinnon was born on July 28, 1943 in Baltimore, Maryland. She received her B.A. degree in business from the University of the Redlands in Redlands, California in 1985. From 1974 to 1979, she was the assistant to the development director for the Rouse Company. McKinnon held several positions in the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) in California. Following her graduation for the SBA’s district directors Candidate Program, McKinnon became the deputy district director for the San Francisco District Office. In addition, she operated her own small business, TheaterGoers International. She was cofounder of the San Diego Chapter of National Association of Women Business Owners. In 1992, McKinnon was named one of San Diego 100 Local Business and Community Leaders. In 2003, she was named one of the Fifty Most Influential Women in Silicon Valley. She served on numerous advisory boards and community organizations
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Burl Toler, Sr( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Football referee Burl Toler, Sr. was born on May 9, 1928 in Memphis, Tennessee. In the early 1950s, Toler moved to San Francisco, California enrolling in the City College of San Francisco. He played on the college football team and was named an All-American in the junior college division. Shortly thereafter, Toler received a full four-year scholarship to play football at the University of San Francisco. Toler was drafted in 1952 by the Cleveland Browns. After his professional career, he became a teacher at Benjamin Franklin Middle School in San Francisco, and began officiating college games in the San Francisco area. In 1965, Toler became the first African American football official for the National Football League. During the course of his seventeen years at Benjamin Franklin Middle School, Toler served as the first African American secondary school principal in the district. Toler passed away on August 16, 2009 at the age of 81
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Nathan Hare( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psychologist Nathan Hare was born on April 9, 1933 in Slick, Oklahoma. He received his A.B. degree from Langston University. In 1957, Hare earned his M.A. degree and in 1962, received his Ph.D. degree in sociology from University of Chicago. He obtained another Ph.D. degree in clinical psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology in 1975. He worked as assistant professor in sociology at Howard University from 1961 through 1967. In 1968, he became program coordinator of the first Black studies program in the United States at San Francisco State College. He resigned from SFSC in 1969 and founded the periodical, The Black Scholar: A Journal of Black Studies and Research. In 1975, Hare worked as a clinical psychologist. In 1979, he and his wife, Julia, co-founded “The Black Think Tank” to address issues plaguing African American communities. He authored several books including, The Endangered Black Family
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Anthony G. Wagner( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Healthcare executive Anthony Gerald Wagner was born on June 7, 1942 in Alton, Illinois. Wagner earned his B.A. degree in zoology from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. In 1966, he was drafted and served as a chaplain assistant and organist for the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. Wagner started his career as a pharmaceutical sales representative for the Upjohn Company. He then decided to continue his education and earned his M.A. degree in hospital and health care administration from the University of Minnesota. Wagner was hired by the Health Care Financing Administration and remained there for fifteen years. From 1988 to 1998, Wagner served as Executive Administrator of Laguna Honda Hospital in San Francisco. In 2001, Wagner became the Chief Executive Officer of Hospital Systems of the San Francisco Department of Public Health. In 2005, Wagner became the Vice President of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Hugh C. Burroughs( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philanthropic Foundation Executive Hugh C. Burroughs was born on February 6, 1940, in Trinidad & Tobago. He earned his B.A. and M.A. degrees from Columbia University in New York City. In 1967, he as appointed assistant dean of students at Columbia. Burroughs worked various positions for many organizations in his career, including as an associate director at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Fellowship Program at the Woodrow Wilson Foundation; executive staff at the John Hay Whitney Foundation; program officer at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation; vice-president of the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation; director of external affairs at the David & Lucile Packard Foundation; and head of the Berry Gordy Family Foundation. He was a member and chair of the Association of Black Foundation Executives and a board member of the Council on Foundations, Northern California Grantmakers and Hispanics in Philanthropy. He became a foundation management consultant in 2003
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Marie Johnson-Calloway( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Painter and art professor Marie Johnson-Calloway was born Marie Edwards on April 10, 1920 in Pimlico, (Baltimore) Maryland. She attended Coppin Teachers College in Baltimore and received her B.A. degree from Morgan State University in 1952. She completed her M.F.A. degree from San Jose State University in 1968 and an art fellowship at Stanford University in 1969. Johnson-Calloway was an assistant professor at California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland as well as in the black studies department of San Jose State University. She was an associate professor of art from 1973 to 1983 at San Francisco State University, where she earned her doctoral equivalency degree. Many of Johnson-Calloway’s paintings are based on her memories of life in the South. Her exhibits included Hope Street: Church Mothers, Mama’s Room and Marie Johnson Calloway-On Stage A Retrospective, 1950-1999. She received a lifetime achievement award from the National Women’s Caucus
 
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