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Rondo Oral History Project: Interview with William L. Collins, Jr.
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Billy Collins grew up in the Rondo community. The youth organizations and mentors provided there made a positive influence in his life. Billy's role model during his teen years was his father even though he spent the majority of his time away from home working as a waiter on the railroad. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Rondo community and the youth organizations and mentors there; his role model during his teen years; racism experienced outside the Rondo community and in Central High School in the 1960s; his driving motivation to serve the black community; Rondo teenage social scene and The Pivot malt shop.
1 sound cassette
50 pages transcript
2 audio files
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
01:16:50 running time
Interviewer: Cavett, Kate
Interviewee: Collins, William L. Jr.
Made in: Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH 110.6 (Library Call Number)
AV2007.22.6 (Accession Number)
Collection Finding Aid
MHS Library Catalog
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Rondo Oral History Project'