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Title
John Somerville oral history, 1968
Contributor
Somerville, John Alexander, 1881-1982, interviewee
Somerville, Vada, d. 1972, interviewee
Knutson, Robert, interviewer
Kiley, Kelly, biographer
Date Created and/or Issued
1968-06-07
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
Collection
University of Southern California History Collection
Rights Information
Doheny Memorial Library, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189
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University of Southern California University Archives
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Description
Interview of Dr. John Alexander Somerville and his wife Vada Somerville, by Robert Knutson, 1968 June 7. John Somerville was the first black graduate from the University of Southern California (the Dental School) in 1907. His wife, Vada, graduated from the USC Dental School in 1918.
Type
sound
Format
1 sound recording (1:45:40)
cassette
sound recordings
Identifier
Somerville_John_Vada_6-7-1968.wav
Somerville_John_Vada_oral_history_1968
http://doi.org/10.25549/uschist-c104-218162
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/wav.jpg
Language
English
Subject
African Americans
Dentists
Somerville, John Alexander, 1881-1982
Somerville, Vada, d. 1972
University of Southern California
Time Period
1881/1967
Place
California
Los Angeles
USA
Source
University of Southern California [Contributing entity]
Relation
Thumbnail image of the Somervilles, circa 1940s, from the Charlotta Bass / California Eagle Photograph Collection. See http://digitallibrary.usc.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/p15799coll102/id/990
University Archives Audio & Video Collection
University of Southern California History Collection

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