The HistoryMakers video oral history with Julius Taylor.

Physicist and professor Julius "Jude" Henry Taylor was born on February 15, 1914, in Cape May, New Jersey, to Julia and Coleman Taylor. He graduated from Middle Township High School in 1932, and was not considering higher education until he met his wife, Patricia Spaulding, whom he married...

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Imprint:Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Description:1 online resource (7 video files (3 hr., 18 min., 9 sec.)) : sound, color.
Language:English
Subject:Taylor, Julius H., -- 1914-2011 -- Interviews.
African Americans -- Interviews.
African Americans.
Internet videos.
Interviews.
Nonfiction films.
Oral histories.
Oral histories.
Internet videos.
Nonfiction films.
Format: E-Resource Video
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11337066
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Varying Form of Title:History Makers video oral history with Julius Taylor
Julius Taylor
Other authors / contributors:Taylor, Julius H., 1914-2011, interviewee.
Stith, James, 1941- 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.
James Stith, interviewer.
Recorded Baltimore, Maryland 2010 July 13.
Recorded Baltimore, Maryland 2010 July 14.
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Summary:Physicist and professor Julius "Jude" Henry Taylor was born on February 15, 1914, in Cape May, New Jersey, to Julia and Coleman Taylor. He graduated from Middle Township High School in 1932, and was not considering higher education until he met his wife, Patricia Spaulding, whom he married in 1937. In 1938, Taylor earned his A.B. degree in physics from Lincoln University and went on to receive his M.S. degree and Ph.D. degrees in physics from the University of Pennsylvania. In 1945, Taylor joined the faculty at West Virginia State College becoming Chairman of the Department of Physics. In 1949, Taylor joined the faculty at Morgan State where he built the physics department becoming its inaugural Chairperson in 1954. Taylor retired in 1986, but continued to mentor students. He received awards for his research and teaching including a Distinguished Service Citation from the American Association of Physics Teachers. Taylor passed away on August 27, 2011.