The HistoryMakers video oral history with Earl Calloway.

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Imprint:Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Description:1 online resource (6 video files (2 hr., 46 min., 3 sec.)) : sound, color.
Subject:Calloway, Earl -- 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 Earl Calloway
Earl Calloway
Other authors / contributors:Calloway, Earl, interviewee.
Crowe, Larry F., interviewer.
Stearns, Scott, director of photography.
HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection), production company.
Sound characteristics:digital
Digital file characteristics:video file
Notes:Videographer, Scott Stearns.
Larry Crowe, interviewer.
Recorded Chicago, Illinois 2002 June 26.
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Summary:Newspaper columnist and fine arts editor Earl Calloway was born on October 4, 1926, in Birmingham, Alabama. He graduated from Chicago Musical College of Roosevelt University and pursued special studies at Chicago State University. Calloway was a writer for the Associated Negro Press Chicago Courier and Negro Press International. In 1963, Calloway joined the staff of the Chicago Daily Defender, the nation's last remaining black daily newspaper. He organized the annual Black Aesthetic Festival, now named Black Creativity, held at the Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry. Calloway was also a talented singer and performed in productions of Die Fledermaus, Carmen, Aida, and, The Ordering of Moses. He toured cities across the United States performing the operas of Puccini. Calloway co-founded the Fine Arts Academy and was influential in the establishment of a musical program for the Children and Adolescent Forum. Calloway passed away on August 20, 2014 at age 86.