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Title
Interview with Cora Fowler Beckford, mother of Ruth Beckford
Creator
Beckford, Ruth
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1971
Contributing Institution
Oakland Public Library, African American Museum and Library at Oakland
Collection
California Light and Sound from African American Museum and Library at Oakland
Rights Information
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Description
California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP)
Introduction [00:00]; Residence in Los Angeles, California [00:33]; Father’s employment as Baptist missionary minister in Los Angeles, California [01:23]; Children in family [02:35]; Jobs for African Americans in Oakland [03:03]; Meeting and courtship with Felix Beckford [04:18]; Felix Beckford working as a taxicab driver in San Francisco, California [05:00]; Salary as a taxicab driver [07:03]; Felix Beckford work as a car polisher in Oakland known as ‘Felix the Cat’ [07:50]; Beckford children [11:07]; Operating a miniature golf course in Oakland in the 1930s [11:48]
Type
sound
Format
Master
1/8 inch audio cassette
1 Tape of 1
00:14:29
Identifier
http://archive.org/details/caolaam_000029
Language
English
Relation
Ruth Beckford Papers
http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/c8w0997v

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