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Hamilton, Racine Tucker

Overview
Works: 103 works in 104 publications in 1 language and 3,530 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Oral histories  Internet videos 
Classifications: E185.97, 973.04960730092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Racine Tucker Hamilton
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Joseph Segars( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diplomat Joseph Monroe Segars was born on November 6, 1938 in Hartsville, South Carolina. After graduating from high school, he attended Cheyney University, earning his B.S. degree in education in 1961. After a brief teaching career, Segars joined the Foreign Service in 1970. As a foreign service officer, he served in Vienna, South Africa, Jamaica and Nigeria. From 1989 until 1992 he was a career counselor in the Office of Human Resources, and the following year, he participated in the State Department's 34th annual Seminar for Senior-level officials. In 1993, Segars received his first ambassadorship to the Republic of Cape Verde, where he remained until his retirement in 1996. A member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, he served as a consultant on African issues, and was the recipient of several awards for his foreign service. In 1997, he received an Honorary Doctorate Degree from Southeastern University. Segars passed away on July 20, 2014, at age 75
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Alyce Faye Wattleton( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nonprofit executive and educator Alyce Faye Wattleton was born on July 8, 1943 in St. Louis, Missouri. In 1959, she earned her high school diploma from Calhoun High School in Port Lavaca, Texas. Wattleton received her B.S. degree in nursing from Ohio State University in 1964 and her M.S. degree in midwifery and maternal and infant health from Columbia University in 1967. Wattleton began her nursing career as an instructor at Miami Valley Hospital in Ohio, teaching nursing obstetrics and labor and delivery. In 1970, she was named executive director of the Dayton-Miami Valley chapter of Planned Parenthood. From 1978 until 1992, Wattleton served as president of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America. In 1995, she became president of the Center for the Advancement of Women. Wattleton was inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame in 1993, and in 1996, she published her memoir, Life on the Line
The HistoryMakers video oral history with George Haley( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Attorney and government appointee George Haley was born on August 28, 1925 in Henning, Tennessee, the brother of Pulitzer prize-winner Alex Haley. In 1943, he graduated from Bordentown High School, a military boarding school in New Jersey. After receiving his law degree from University of Arkansas in 1952, he joined the firm of Stevens Jackson in Kansas. Haley served as deputy city attorney from 1954 to 1964. He was elected as a Kansas State Senator, serving in that capacity from 1964 to 1968. In 1969, he was appointed chief counsel of the Urban Mass Transportation Administration by President Richard Nixon. From 1973 to 1976, he served as associate director for equal employment opportunity at the United States Information Agency. In 1990, he was appointed chairman of the Postal Rate Commission. In 1998, Haley was named Ambassador to the Republic of The Gambia where he served until 2001. Haley passed away on May 13, 2015 at age 89
The HistoryMakers video oral history with A. Dwight Pettit( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trial lawyer Alvin Dwight Petit was born on September 29, 1945 in Rutherfordton, North Carolina. In 1958, his father, an engineer, initiated a lawsuit against Harford County, Maryland school officials. Represented by Thurgood Marshall, Petit won his suit, forcing the school system to integrate the all-white Aberdeen High School, from which he graduated in 1963. Petit earned his B.A. degree from Howard University in 1967, and his law degree from Howard in 1970. From 1970 until 1973, he worked as a trial attorney for the Small Business Administration. In 1973, Petit brought the first suit in the country against Maryland for discrimination in the bar examination. The case would lead to other states changing its testing practices. In 1973, Petit left the SBA and formed Mitchell, Petit, David and Gill and later his own practice. One of the most prominent criminal and personal injury attorneys in Maryland, he and his wife, Barbara, resided in Baltimore
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Dr. Annelle B. Primm( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psychiatrist Annelle Bene Primm was born on January 26, 1956 in Geneva, Switzerland. She earned her B.A. degree in biology in 1976 from Harvard-Radcliffe, and in 1980, Primm earned her medical degree from Howard University. She went on to earn her MPH degree from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health in 1985. From 1985 until 1986, she worked as a psychiatrist at Provident Hospital in Baltimore. During this time, she also worked as the Director of the City Division of Springfield State Hospital, a Maryland psychiatric hospital. Primm also worked at Johns Hopkins Hospital from 1980 until 2004. She held a variety of positions at Hopkins, including staff psychiatrist, associate professor and the Director of Community Psychiatry. In 1999, Primm produced a videotape called Black and Blue that highlighted depression in the African American community. In 2001, she produced Gray and Blue, which helps senior citizens recognize and treat depression
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Paul Mason( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor and television news producer Paul Stanley Mason was born on September 14, 1955 in Cleveland, Ohio. He earned his B.A. degree in classical civilizations in 1977 from Wesleyan University and his M.S. degree from Columbia University in 1981. Mason began his twenty-three year career with ABC News working the assignment desk and as an off-air reporter for the network. He served as operations producer for Good Morning America and as field producer for ABC News’ Miami bureau. In 1989, he was assigned to World News Tonight. He was a producer for Primetime Live. In 1998, Mason taught journalism at the graduate school of the University of California at Berkeley. He continued to produce segments for 20/20 and Primetime Live. Mason served as executive producer of Primetime Live and World News Tonight Saturday and Sunday. In 2004, Mason was promoted to senior vice president of ABC News
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Orlando L. Taylor( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Academic administrator and professor Orlando Taylor was born on August 9, 1936 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He earned his B.S. degree in education from Hampton University in 1957, and his M.A. degree in 1960 from Indiana University. He earned his Ph.D. degree in education at the University of Michigan in 1966. From 1958 to 1960, Taylor worked as a speech-language clinician, identifying speech disorders in patients. From 1960 to 1962, he was the director of the speech and hearing clinic at Fort Wayne State School in Indiana. Taylor was a professor of communication sciences at the University of the District of Columbia from 1970 to 1973. In 1972, Taylor and several other colleagues coined the term Ebonics to describe black speech patterns. In 1973, Taylor joined the faculty at Howard University where he served in several, including dean of the Graduate School, vice provost for research and a professor in the School of Communications
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Harriett G. Jenkins( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Educator and government administrator Harriet G. Jenkins was born on July 26, 1926 in Fort Worth, Texas. She earned her B.A. degree in mathematics in 1945 from Fisk University. From 1948 until 1954, Jenkins worked for Golden State Insurance Company and the Oakland Police Department. She worked in the Berkeley, California school system for twenty years and was the city’s first black female vice-principal. In 1957, she earned her M.S. degree in education from the University of California at Berkeley. In 1984, she earned her J.D. degree from Georgetown University. She worked as assistant administrator for equal opportunity programs at NASA where she implemented programs that assisted minorities, including recruiting some of the agency's first black astronauts. She was director of the Office of Senate Fair Employment Practices in the U.S. Senate, and retired from the federal government in 1996. In 2000, NASA established a doctoral fellowship in Jenkins’ name
The HistoryMakers video oral history with George Russell( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lawyer and political campaign manager George Levi Russell, Jr. was born on March 19, 1929 in Baltimore, Maryland. Earning his A.B. degree in economics from Lincoln University in 1950, he attended the University of Maryland, where he earned his law degree. In 1967, Russell became the first African American to sit on the Circuit Court in Maryland and the Appellate Court in the state. From 1968 to 1974, he was the first African American City Solicitor for Baltimore City. In 1982, he established Harbor Bank, and in 1986, merged his all black firm with a predominately white firm, Piper and Marbury, one of the top 100 law firms in the country. In 2002, Russell was appointed chairperson of the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture, the largest museum on the East Coast dedicated to African American history and culture at the time
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Sister Patricia Ralph( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Educator and nun Patricia Anne Ralph was born on August 15, 2004 in Jersey City, New Jersey, known as “Sister Patty” to her friends and the hundreds of students she’s taught. In 1979, she earned her high school diploma from Benedictine Academy, a private Catholic school in Elizabeth, New Jersey where she was a cheerleader, baton twirler and a member of the dance team. In 1985, Ralph graduated from Jersey City State College where she earned her degree in teaching. This same year she entered the Community of St. Joseph to begin her journey as a nun. The only African American nun in the St. Joseph community of 1,200, she taught on the elementary level at schools in Philadelphia, Newark, Maryland and Washington, D.C. In 2002, she was named principal of Holy Name Catholic School in Washington, D.C. Ralph’s twin sister was also a nun teaching in Memphis, Tennessee
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Riley K. Temple( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Telecommunications lawyer Riley Temple was born July 9, 1949 in Richmond, Virginia. In 1971, Temple earned his A.B. degree from Lafayette College. He graduated from Georgetown University Law School in 1974. Temple served as assistant general counsel at the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and worked as a legislative aide to Maryland Senator Charles Mathias. From 1978 to 1980, he was senior counsel to RCA Global Communications in New York. From 1980 to 1983 Temple worked as communications counsel to the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation. Entering private practice in 1985, Temple was recognized for his community activism in raising awareness about HIV/AIDS. A supporter of the arts, he has served as the president and vice president of Washington, D.C.'s Arena Stage, as well as Board President for True Colors, a national black theatre company based in Atlanta, Georgia. Temple was a partner at Halprin Temple, a telecommunications law firm in Washington, D.C
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Rosalyn Terborg-Penn( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Rosalyn Terborg-Penn was born on October 22, 1941 in Brooklyn, New York. Finishing John Adams High School in 1959, Terborg-Penn graduated from Queens College in 1963 with her B.A. degree in history. In 1967, she earned her M.A. degree in U.S. and diplomatic history from George Washington University. In 1978, Terborg-Penn earned her Ph.D. degree from Howard University with a concentration in Afro-American history before 1865. Terborg-Penn began her teaching career at Morgan State College in 1969. She has held several positions, including coordinator of the African Afro-American studies program, Morgan State oral history project director, project director of the Ph.D. history program, and campus coordinator of the Cornell-Morgan distance learning project. Terborg-Penn was an adjunct faculty member at Howard Community College and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. The author of numerous publications on the struggles and triumphs of African American women throughout history, she received scores of awards and honors
The HistoryMakers video oral history with George Carruthers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Astrophysicist and inventor George Robert Carruthers was born on October 1, 1939, in Cincinnati, Ohio. His father, a civil engineer died suddenly prompting Carruthers’ mother to move the family back to her native Chicago, Illinois. Carruthers earned his B.S. degree in aeronautical engineering, his M. S. degree in nuclear engineering, and his Ph.D. degree in aeronautical and nuclear engineering from the University of Illinois. In 1964, Carruthers joined the Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, D.C., focusing on far ultraviolet astronomy. His numerous inventions included the first moon-based observatory – the Far Ultraviolet Camera/Spectrograph used in the Apollo 16 mission. His work resulted in the first observation of molecular hydrogen in deep space. Carruthers helped create a program for high school students to work with scientists and received numerous awards and honors, including an Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal from NASA. In 2012, President Obama awarded him the National Medal of Technology and Innovation
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Edith Armstead Gray( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Educator Edith Armstead Gray was born on November 19, 1910 in Galveston, Texas. She was educated for three years at Lamarque Public School, a one-room schoolhouse in Lamarque, Texas. She completed her elementary education at Booker T. Washington Public School in Bay City, Texas and earned her high school diploma from Central High School in Galveston in 1930. Gray's maternal grandmother was a slave while her grandfather was a free West Indian who worked on a banana boat until he was captured after the boat docked in Galveston and he ventured into town. In 1940, Gray earned her B.S. degree in home economics from Tuskegee Institute where she spent nearly ten years working her way through college. Gray then taught home economics in Conecuh County from 1934 until 1976 when she retired. Edith Armstead Gray passed away on December 1, 2009 at age 99
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Wilhelmina Rolark( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chief executive Wilhelmina Rolark was born on September 27, 1916 in Portsmouth, Virginia. In 1933, she graduated from high school. She attended Howard University from 1933-1937 earning a B.S. degree and M.A. degree in political science. In 1944, she earned her J.D. degree from the Robert H. Terrell Law School in Washington, D.C. In 1969, Rolark and her husband, the late Dr. Calvin Rolark, founded the United Black Fund, a non-profit organization that provides funding to community-based organizations. In 1970, she founded the National Association of Black Women Attorneys. In 1976, she was elected to Washington, D.C. city council, where she went on to serve four consecutive terms. In 1994, she was unanimously elected as the President /CEO, United Black Fund, a position she held for twelve years. Rolark also served on the National Board of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. Rolark passed away on February 14, 2006, at the age of 89
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Dr. Bette Catoe( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Bette Lorrina Catoe-Strudwick was born April 7, 1926, in Washington, D.C. She earned her B.S. degree in chemistry and physics from Howard University in 1948; and her M.D. degree from Howard University Medical School in 1951. She was one of seven women in her graduating class. In 1956, Catoe opened a pediatric practice in her home office. In 1958, she helped to integrate Washington, D.C. hospitals, and moved her home based medical practice into a downtown office. From 1971 until her retirement in 2003, Catoe continued to see thousands of children. She also served more than thirty years as an at-large member of the Board of Trustees of the Medical Society of the District of Columbia. She was also politically active, and served as a delegate to the 1976 National Democratic Convention in New York City. She was a member of the National Urban League and Jack and Jill of America
The HistoryMakers video oral history with The Honorable Mary T. Christian( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor and state legislator Mary Taylor Christian was born August 9, 1924, in Hampton, Virginia. In 1941, she earned her high school diploma from Phenix High School in Hampton, Virginia. Christian earned her B.S. degree in education from Hampton University in 1955; her M.A. degree in speech and drama from Columbia University in 1960; and her Ph.D. degree from Michigan State University. From 1955 until 1960, she worked as a teacher in Hampton public schools. She also taught at Hampton Institute (now university). In 1980, she was appointed dean of Hampton's school of education. Christian was the first African American to serve on the Hampton City School Board. In 1986, she was elected to the Virginia House of Delegates, becoming the first African American to represent the city of Hampton since Reconstruction. She served seven consecutive terms in the Virginia General Assembly where she championed legislation on education and health care
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Daphne Maxwell Reid( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Actress and producer Daphne Reid was born in New York City on July 13, 1948. After attending the Bronx High School for Science, Reid received a scholarship to Northwestern University, where she graduated in 1970, and became Northwestern’s first black homecoming queen, as well as the first African American to grace the cover of Glamour magazine. In 1979, Reid made her television debut on The Duke, and went on to notable guest appearances on The A-Team, WKRP in Cincinnati and Simon & Simon, among other programs. In 1993, Reid took over the role of Aunt Viv on The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, remaining until 1996. In 1997, she and her husband, Tim Reid, founded their own production company, New Millennium Studios, in Virginia, the first African American production operation since Oscar Micheaux’s to handle projects from start to finish. Reid was an accomplished photographer, and also appeared on UPN’s sitcom Eve
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Janet Langhart Cohen( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Broadcaster and producer Janet Leola Floyd Langhart Cohen was born December 22, 1941, in Indianapolis, Indiana. She attended Butler University. In 1962, she began work as a model for Ebony Fashion Fair and Marshall Fields department store in Chicago. She began her twenty five-year television career as a weather reporter on WBBM-TV in Chicago. At WCVB-TV in Boston, she co-hosted the morning program Good Day! In New York, she co-anchored 9 Broadcast Plaza on WOR-TV. Cohen was a contributor on Entertainment Tonight and Black Entertainment Television (BET). Cohen also had temporary overseas assignments, covering news events in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. In 1996, she married William Cohen who was U. S. Secretary of Defense in the Clinton administration. During his tenure, Janet Langhart Cohen created a weekly television program for the Armed Forces Network. In 2004, Cohen authored From Rage to Reason: My Life in Two Americas
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Betty Francis( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lawyer and government administrator Betty Hager Francis was born and raised in Washington, D.C. In 1967, Francis graduated from Howard University with her B.A. degree in political science and earned her J.D. degree from Suffolk University Law School in 1980. She began her legal career as an attorney at the Boston Housing Authority and the Greater Boston Legal Services. In 1984, then Governor Michael Dukakis appointed Francis associate commissioner of Massachusetts Department of Public Works. In addition to working on transportation issues such as The Big Dig project, she served as chief administrative law judge there. In 1991, she was appointed director of public works in Washington, D.C., by Mayor Sharon Pratt Kelley. In 1995, Francis was named director of Prince George’s County Department of Public Works and Transportation in Maryland, and later served as deputy chief administrative officer for the county’s department of health, human services and education
 
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