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Lane, Edgar Carey

Overview
Works: 71 works in 71 publications in 1 language and 2,344 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Oral histories  Internet videos 
Classifications: E185.97, 973.04960730092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Edgar Carey Lane
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 Lilian Thomas Burwell( Visual )

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

Sculptor, painter, and educator Lillian Thomas Burwell was born on June 7, 1927, in Washington, D.C. She earned her B.A. degree from D.C. Teacher’s College and her M.F.A. degree from Catholic University in 1975. She studied abstract expressionism with artist Benjamin Abramowitz, and then worked with hand carved wood and ‘paintings as sculpture’. She taught art at different schools, including the Pratt Institute, the District of Colombia Public Schools; the Duke Ellington School of the Arts; and Anne Arundel Community College in Maryland. In 1983, Burwell founded the Alma Thomas Memorial Gallery, and served as curatorial director. She exhibited in more than 20 venues in the United States and abroad, including Smithsonian Institution’s Anacostia Museum in Washington, D.C. She was also a graphic arts designer for the U. S. Department of Commerce. Burwell served on the board of directors of the Smithsonian Institution; Renwick Alliance; and the Arlington Arts Centers
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 Freddie Lucas( Visual )

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

Business consultant and lobbyist Freddie Hill Lucas was born on January 4, 1936 in Lynchburg, Virginia. Lucas spent most of her childhood years growing up on the campus of Morgan University where both of her parents were professors. Her father, Talmadge Hill, was the coach of Morgan's basketball team and a health instructor. Her mother, Frances Hill, was a music professor. In 1952, she earned her high school diploma from Frederick Douglass High School. After working as an assistant professor at several universities, she transitioned into the corporate world. From 1968 until 1976 Lucas worked for J.C. Penney Company and became the company's first female and African-American lobbyist. From 1976 to 1995, she worked as a lobbyist for General Motors. She was also a consultant for a company she and her husband, C. Payne Lucas, started, Lodestar, LLC. She was a member of the NAACP and American League of Lobbyists
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 Robert Stanton( Visual )

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

Federal government appointee Robert George Stanton was born on September 22, 1940 in Fort Worth, Texas. Earning his B. S. degree from Huston-Tillotson College in Austin, Texas, Stanton began graduate studies in 1963 at Boston University, returning to Huston-Tillotson as the director of public relations and alumni affairs from 1964 until 1966. Stanton joined the National Park Service in D.C. as a personnel management and public information specialist, becoming a management assistant in 1969. Appointed superintendent of St. Thomas Virgin Islands National Park in 1970, he served in several high-level positions in Atlanta and Washington, D.C. when in 1988, he was chosen by President Bill Clinton as the first African American to serve as director of the National Park Service. He supported increased staff diversity and programs insuring recognition of cultural and historic sites related to the contributions of minority peoples, also working to improve the agency’s public programs to better serve minority populations
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 Reverend Curtis Harris( Visual )

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

Mayor and minister Curtis West Harris was born on July 1, 1924 in Denron, Virginia. After earning his high school diploma from Carter G. Woodson High School in 1944, he attended Virginia Union University. In 1959, Harris became pastor of Union Baptist Church. In 1950, he was president of Hopewell’s NAACP and participated in the Selma to Montgomery march. In 1963, he successfully fought the City of Hopewell, Virginia preventing it from building a landfill in the African American community. In 1964, Harris' two sons helped integrate Hopewell High School. In 1983, he forced the city to switch its at-large voting system to a ward system. He became the first African American to serve on the Hopewell city council. In 1996, Harris was the first African American Vice-Mayor. He became the first black mayor in 1998. In 2004, Harris' formerly segregated school high school named a library in his honor
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Allie B. Latimer( Visual )

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

Lawyer and social activist Allie Latimer was born in 1929 in Coraopolis, Pennsylvania and raised in Alabama. She graduated from Alabama State Lab High School and earned her B.S. degree from Hampton Institute. In 1953, she received her J.D. degree from Howard University Law School. She received a LL.M degree from Catholic University and degrees from Howard University School of Divinity. In 1968, Latimer organized and founded Federally Employed Women (FEW). She joined the General Services Administration (GSA) in the early 1970s as an assistant general counsel. In 1976, she left to serve as assistant general counsel for NASA. In 1977, she returned to GSA and became the first woman and African American to serve as general counsel of a major federal agency. From 1987 to 1995, she served as special counsel for ethics and civil rights at GSA. In 2009, she was inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Ronald Gilbert Baker( Visual )

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

Photographer Ronald Gilbert Baker was born on June 4, 1949 in Washington, D.C. Baker received his high school diploma from Anacostia High School in 1967, and then worked as a clerk in the Public Affairs office of the Navy Department until 1971. From 1971 to 1973, Baker served in the U.S. Army as a guard stationed at Fort Knox, Kentucky. He enrolled at Federal City College in 1976, majoring in cinematography, photography and mass media. That year, he was hired to photograph Van McCoy and Muhammad Ali. From 1976 to 1994, Baker worked at C&P Telephone Company while still pursuing his photography career. In 1979, Baker published his first book, Solid Images. His portfolio includes photographs of Michael Jackson, Oprah Winfrey, Bill Clinton, Bryant Gumbel, Colin Powell and Dick Gregory to name a few. He and his twin brother, also a photographer, worked on a book highlighting their work
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 The Honorable L. Douglas Wilder( Visual )

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

Politician L. Douglas Wilder was born on January 17, 1931. After earning his B.A. degree from Virginia Union University, Wilder went to Korea, earning a Bronze Star. Returning from the war, Wilder attended Howard University, earning his J.D. degree. Opening his practice in 1961, he quickly proved his skills in the courtroom and became a local celebrity. In 1969, Wilder successfully ran for the Virginia State Senate, becoming the first African American to hold a position there in almost 100 years. In 1985, he became the nation’s first black lieutenant governor, and in 1989, the first African American elected governor of a state in the nation’s history. Throughout his term in office, Wilder worked hard to support low-income constituents and to promote equal opportunities for women and minorities. Wilder received numerous awards for his remarkable career, including Ebony magazine’s Trailblazer Award and the NAACP Spingarn Medal
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 Raymond Bowen( Visual )

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

Academic administrator and community college president Raymond Cobb Bowen was born September 19, 1934, in New Haven, Connecticut. In 1956, Bowen earned his B.A. degree in zoology from the University of Connecticut, his M.S. degree from the University of New Mexico in 1962, and his Ph.D. degree from the University of Connecticut in parasitology and biochemistry in 1966. Bowen taught biology at Cleveland State University in 1968 when his campaign to become assistant to the president and then-dean of developmental programs was supported by students. In 1973, at LaGuardia Community College of the City University of New York, Bowen became dean of academic affairs. In 1982, he was appointed president of Shelby State Community College in Memphis. Back at LaGuardia Community College, Bowen was president and professor of natural and applied sciences from 1989 to 1999. Bowen was a visiting professor at Morgan State University Graduate School following his retirement in 1999
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Sterling Tucker( Visual )

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

City administrator, consultant, and nonprofit executive Sterling Tucker was born in Akron, Ohio on December 21, 1923. After high school, he enrolled in the University of Akron, earning his A.B. degree in 1946 and his M.A. degree in 1950. Moving to Washington, DC in 1956, Tucker became the head of the Washington chapter of the National Urban League. Remaining in that position until 1974, when he was elected to Washington’s City Council in the first election after the establishment of Home Rule. In 1978, Tucker ran for the office of mayor, but lost to Marion Barry. Following his defeat in the mayoral campaign, Tucker was named assistant secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, remaining until 1981. That year, he opened Sterling Tucker Associates, a consulting firm. From 1988 to 1990, he served as Washington, DC’s drug czar, working to develop strategies for combating drug usage
The HistoryMakers video oral history with The Honorable Robert Mack Bell( Visual )

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

Appellate Court Judge and lawyer the Honorable Robert Mack Bell was born on July 6, 1943 in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. In 1960, he participated in a sit-in at a Baltimore restaurant, where he was arrested and convicted for trespassing. Bell was the lead defendant in the case's appeal, Bell v. Maryland, before the U.S. Supreme Court. After earning his A.B. degree from Morgan State College in 1966, he went on to receive his J.D. degree from Harvard Law School in 1969. After several years in a law firm, Bell was appointed judge of the District Court of Maryland for Baltimore City in 1975. He continued to climb, serving as judge for the Circuit Court for Baltimore, the Court of Special Appeals in Maryland and the Court of Appeals of Maryland. In 1996, Bell became the first African American Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals, the state’s highest court
The HistoryMakers video oral history with The Honorable Marie Johns( Visual )

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

Corporate executive Marie Johns was born on August 19, 1951 in Indianapolis, Indiana. She attended Indiana University, completing her B.S. and M.S. degrees in public administration in 1981, in addition to management studies courses at Harvard University and the University of Virginia. Johns served as president of Verizon, Washington, D.C., responsible for multi-million dollar operation. She succeeded in bringing committed members of nonprofit entities and government to form the Washington, D.C. Technology Council in efforts to strengthen education, health care and economic development systems in the District of Columbia. Johns served as a trustee of Howard University. She was on boards for the D.C. Chamber of Commerce, the Economic Club of Washington, and others. The Network Journal named Johns one of the 25 Most Influential Black Women in Business in April 2003. She also served as deputy administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Paul Cooke( Visual )

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

Educator Paul Phillips Cooke was born on June 29, 1917, in New York City. Cooke attended Miner Teachers College (later known as the University of the District of Columbia) in Washington, D. C., where he earned his B.S. degree. He earned his M.A. degree in education from New York University; and his M.A. degree from the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.; and his Ed.D. degree from Columbia University in 1947. Cooke began his career as a professor at District of Columbia Teacher’s College, where he worked from 1954 to 1966. In 1966, he was appointed president of District of Columbia Teacher’s College and served in that post until 1974. He was active with the World Veterans Federation; the American’s Veterans Committee; the Catholic Interracial Council of Washington, D.C.; Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity; and was a lifelong member of the NAACP. Cooke passed away on July 4, 2010 at age 93
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 Wilford Taylor( Visual )

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

Judge Wilford Taylor, Jr. was born on January 15, 1950 in Newport News, Virginia. He earned his high school diploma in 1968 from Hampton High, and his B.S. degree in business management from Hampton Institute in 1972. From 1972 until 1975, he served in the army and attended school, earning his M.A. degree from the University of Richmond in 1975. In 1978, Taylor earned his law degree from the College of William and Mary. He worked at Scott and Taylor from 1979 until 1981, and later at Scott, Coles, Brown, Taylor and Melvin. From 1983 until 1985, Taylor worked as the deputy city attorney for Hampton. In 1985, Taylor become Hampton’s first full time African American judge. He served as a judge in the General District Court until 1995, when he was appointed to the Circuit Court. He also taught trial advocacy and therapeutic jurisprudence at Hampton
 
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