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The Resource "To hell with bandannas" : Frances Williams, interviewed by Karen Anne Mason and Richard Cándida Smith, (electronic resource :)

"To hell with bandannas" : Frances Williams, interviewed by Karen Anne Mason and Richard Cándida Smith, (electronic resource :)

Label
"To hell with bandannas" : Frances Williams, 1992-93
Title
"To hell with bandannas"
Title remainder
Frances Williams
Statement of responsibility
interviewed by Karen Anne Mason and Richard Cándida Smith
Inclusive dates
1992-93
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The interview begins with William's early life and continues through her career in theater, film and television and her involvement in the African American community in Los Angeles. Major topics discussed include Williams' involvement with Karamu House, her roles in theater and films, personal and professional experiences in the Soviet Union in the 1930's, and her political activism and efforts to promote racial equality in theater and in the motion picture industry
Note
Forms part of: Oral History collection, Dept. of Special Collections, University Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
Additional physical form
Audio recordings also may be accessed in the UCLA Department of Special Collections by special arrangement.
Biography type
individual biography
Biographical or historical data
Frances Williams was born on September 17, 1905 in East Orange, New Jersey. She began acting as a young woman in Cleveland with the Gilpin Players, and--after spending time in Mexico, Europe and the Soviet Union--moved to Los Angeles in the early 1940's to to work in films and with the Negro Art Theater. She became a drama instructor in the 1970's, and opened the Frances Williams Corner Theater, with which she is still active.
Cataloging source
CLU
Form designation
oral history transcript
Illustrations
portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Location of originals duplicates
The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
"To hell with bandannas" : Frances Williams, interviewed by Karen Anne Mason and Richard Cándida Smith, (electronic resource :)
Link
http://oralhistory.library.ucla.edu/Browse.do?descCvPk=27180
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Transcript of a 9.85-hour interview completed under the auspices of the UCLA Oral History Program
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Cumulative index finding aids
  • Volume includes index.
  • The UCLA Oral History Program : catalog of the collection. 2nd ed. / compiled by Vimala Jayanti. (Los Angeles : Oral History Program, Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles, 1992); also: The UCLA Oral History Program : catalog of the collection. 2nd ed., supplement / compiled by Teresa Barnett. (Los Angeles : Oral History Program, Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles, 1996) are available in the UCLA Dept. of Special Collections.
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 328 leaves, bound)
Form of item
online
Other physical details
ports.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)733972303
  • ucoclc733972303
Terms governing use
Quotation, publication or reproduction permitted, subject to University policy. User must acknowledge the UCLA Department of Special Collections.
Label
"To hell with bandannas" : Frances Williams, interviewed by Karen Anne Mason and Richard Cándida Smith, (electronic resource :)
Link
http://oralhistory.library.ucla.edu/Browse.do?descCvPk=27180
Publication
Note
Transcript of a 9.85-hour interview completed under the auspices of the UCLA Oral History Program
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Cumulative index finding aids
  • Volume includes index.
  • The UCLA Oral History Program : catalog of the collection. 2nd ed. / compiled by Vimala Jayanti. (Los Angeles : Oral History Program, Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles, 1992); also: The UCLA Oral History Program : catalog of the collection. 2nd ed., supplement / compiled by Teresa Barnett. (Los Angeles : Oral History Program, Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles, 1996) are available in the UCLA Dept. of Special Collections.
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 328 leaves, bound)
Form of item
online
Other physical details
ports.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)733972303
  • ucoclc733972303
Terms governing use
Quotation, publication or reproduction permitted, subject to University policy. User must acknowledge the UCLA Department of Special Collections.

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