Rondo Oral History Project: Interview with Benjamin Louis Alexander
Part 1


Part 2


Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Benjamin Louis Alexander is originally from Illinois; he moved to Minnesota to pursue Mortuary Science at the University of Minnesota. During World War II, Mr. Alexander served as a Tuskegee Airman. He was attending Langston University when he first met his wife, a student from Minnesota at the same university. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Experience as a Tuskegee Airman; member of a traditional black fraternity, and a student at the University of Minnesota; starting a new business; history of the Sterling Club and the discrimination that led black men to have their own club.
Quantity 1 sound cassette
39 pages transcript
2 audio files
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:04:55 running time
Creation Interviewer: Cavett, Kateleen Hope
Interviewee: Alexander, Benjamin Louis
Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 02/15/2004
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 110.1
Accession Number AV2007.22.2
More Info Collection Finding Aid
MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Rondo Oral History Project'

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