Rondo Oral History Project: Interview with William L. Collins, Jr.

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Titles Rondo Oral History Project: Interview with William L. Collins, Jr.
Description 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.
Quantity 1 sound cassette
50 pages transcript
2 audio files
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:16:50 running time
Creation Interviewer: Cavett, Kate
Interviewee: Collins, William L. Jr.
Made in: Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 03/04/2004
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 110.6 (Library Call Number)
AV2007.22.6 (Accession Number)
More Info Collection Finding Aid
MNHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Rondo Oral History Project'


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