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Audio Tapes & Transcriptions from the B-N Black History Project

Available in the McLean County Museum of History Archives.

Note: Materials are available for in-library use only. At this time the Museum does not have a listening station available. Please call ahead (309) 827-0428 to be sure someone will be available to assist you.

Subject Interviewer Date Transcribed Notes
Asbie, Elaine Pratt 11-5-1986 2002  
Barker, Marie Pratt 7-19-1988 2002  
Barton, Wilbur Pratt   2002  
Barton, Wilbur self 1997 2002 food & daily life
Bell, Howard & Elaine Pratt 3-7-1986 2002  
Bell, Lyteen Hursey 8-30-1988 2002  
Bell, Rose Anna Pratt 7-27-1988 2002  
Bell, Rose Anna Pratt 11-15-1989 2002  
Bonds, Floyd Pratt 1-17-1989 2002  
Bonds, Floyd student 1989 2002 business
Boykin, Robert & Augusta Pratt 1-13-1986 2002  
Brent, Roland Pratt 2-28-1986 2002  
Brown, Charlie Hursey 1988 2002  
Brown, Corine Pratt 6-23-1988 2002  
Brown, Henry Pratt 2-27-1987 2002  
Calcote, Matilda unknown 4-25-1986 2002  
Cisco, Julia Pratt 10-19-1989 2002  
Cisco, Julia Maltby unknown 2002  
Cisco, Julia student unknown none poor tape
Clark, Anna Pratt 1985 or 1986 2002 with Brown, Watson
Clark, Anna Pratt 1986 2002  
Clark, Anna Pratt 11-13-1986 2002  
Clark, Anna Pratt late 1980's 2002 Ike Sanders
Clark, Anna student 10-10-? none  
Clark, Donald Pratt 1987 2002 2 tapes
Dean, Kathryn Pratt 9-20-1985 2002  
Dean, Kathryn Brown, S. 5-10-1991 2002  
Dixon, Gertrude Pratt unknown 2002  
Dyer, Lottie Pratt 10-4-1985 2002  
Ebo, Betty (Sister Antona)   3-9-1990 none Speech given at ISU
Garrison, Carrie Pratt 9-27-1985 2002  
Gaston, Robert Pratt 2-28-1986 2002  
Gaston, Robert Pratt 6-21-1988 2002  
Gaston, Robert Pratt 7-22-1988 2002 on side A of Hursey
Heard, Ruby Pratt 10-23-1986 2002  
Hosea, Cartheda Pratt 3-2-1987 2002 with Barb
Hosea, Cartheda Pratt 3-18-1987 2002 with Barb & Mary; 2 tapes
Hunter, Luvada Pratt ?-24-1986 2002 2 tapes
Hunter, Luvada student 10-10-? 2002 health care
Hunter-Brown, Ann self 9-1987 2002  
Hursey, Claude Pratt 3-30-1988 2002  
Hursey, Claude Pratt 7-22-1988 2002 side B
Irvin, Lawrence Pratt 4-10-1987 2002 with Francis; 2 tapes
Jackson, Marguerite Pratt 7-19-1988 2002  
Jackson, M. Bratek unknown 2002 health care
Jones, Ethel Pratt 9-26-1985 2002  
Kennedy, Merlin & Beulah Pratt 7-19-1988 2002  
Kennedy, Beulah Maltby 1-15-1989 2002  
King, Rev. M.L.   2-10-1966 none speech - IWU
Martin, Naomi Williams 11-25-1986 2002  
McCrossin, Jean & Dean Pratt unknown 2002  
McGee, Lucille Pratt 11-15-1985 2002  
Muirhead, Pamela Smith 3-17-1997 2002  
Murray, Arlene Pratt 1987 2002  
Murray, Ethel Pratt 11-4-1985 2002 2 tapes
Nathan, Albert Pratt 1986 2002 2 tapes
Posey, Lucinda Pratt 8-7-1985 2002  
Powers, Marcella Pratt 6-7-? 2002  
Rates, Gladys Pratt 7-13-1987 2002  
Rodgers, Edelbert self 1987? 2002  
Samuels, Carl Pratt 9-14-1987 1987 tape is lost; transcription on disk
Samuels, Carl Pratt 10-10-1989 2002 2 tapes
Samuels, Josephine Whittaker Pratt 7-18-1986 2002  
Samuels, Josephine Whittaker Pratt unknown 2002 about her mother
Samuels, Mildred Henderson 12-3-1992 2002  
Shavers, Roy & Delores Pratt 11-3-1986 2002 2 tapes
Shavers, Roy & Delores Pratt late 1986 2002 tape 1
Shavers, Roy & Delores Pratt late 1986 2002 tape 2
Smith, George Muirhead 7-20-1995 2002 Broadlands and Wards
Stewart, Dorothy Pratt 1987 or 1988 2002  
Stewart, Grace Pratt 1986 2002  
Stokes, Ella Pratt 1-3-1987 2002 2 tapes
Tripp, Willie Jr. Muirhead 3-14-2002 2002 2 tapes
Waddell, Barb student 1990? 2002  
Waddell, Harlan Pratt 7-13-? 2002  
Waddell, Oscar & Ruth Pratt 7-15-1986 2002  
Waddell, Oscar self 1989 2002 military
Waddell, Oscar McCrossin 8-13-1988 2002 about Willis Stearles
Waddell, Ruth Hopkins unknown 2002 health care
Ward, Paul Pratt 12-3-1986 2002  
Washington, Caribel Pratt 1-31-1986 2002 2 tapes
Washington, Caribel Pratt 9-13-1989 2002 about William Schields
Washington, Caribel Bushnell 7-31-1990 2002  
Washington, Caribel Muirhead, J. 8-11-1992 2002  
Washington, Caribel Holsinger ? none WGLT
Washington, Rosa Pratt 8-1986 2002  
Whittaker, Reginald Pratt 11-1986 2002  
Whittaker, Reginald Pratt unknown 2002 about Normal, KKK, Fell; 2 tapes
Whittaker, Reginald Muirhead 7-23-1996 2002 video walking tour
Williams, Elaine Gaines Pratt 4-8-1987 2002  
Williams, Elaine Gaines Pratt 7-7-1988 2002 side B