The HistoryMakers video oral history with Leon Bridges.

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Imprint:Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Description:1 online resource (9 video files (4 hr., 3 min., 4 sec.)) : sound, color.
Subject:Bridges, Leon, -- 1932- -- Interviews.
African Americans -- Interviews.
African Americans.
Internet videos.
Nonfiction films.
Oral histories.
Oral histories.
Internet videos.
Nonfiction films.
Format: E-Resource Video Streaming Video
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Varying Form of Title:History Makers video oral history with Leon Bridges
Leon Bridges
Other authors / contributors:Bridges, Leon, 1932- interviewee.
Hamilton, Racine Tucker, interviewer.
Lane, Edgar Carey, director of photography.
HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection), production company.
Sound characteristics:digital
Digital file characteristics:video file
Notes:Videographer, Edgar Carey Lane.
Racine Tucker Hamilton, interviewer.
Recorded Baltimore, Maryland 2004 June 29.
Recorded Baltimore, Maryland 2004 August 16.
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Summary:Architect Leon Bridges was born on August 18, 1932, in Los Angeles, California. He graduated from Dorsey High School in 1950. He attended the University of California, Los Angeles, until 1952, when he was drafted to serve in the U.S. Military. Upon return, he earned his B.A. degree in architecture from the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington, in 1960. From 1961 through 1963, Bridges worked for the architecture firm Gotteland and Kocarski, and became a registered architect in 1962. In 1972, Bridges relocated his firm to Baltimore, Maryland. He was the first registered African American architect in Maryland. In 1984, he earned his M.B.A. degree from Loyola College of Maryland. Bridges is the recipient of more than twenty national, regional and local awards for design excellence including many for his work restoring Baltimore's Penn Station. Bridges worked as a partner in The Obsidian Group, an architectural design and planning firm.