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Oral histories documenting New Haven, Connecticut

 Collection
Call Number: RU 1055

Kinzly, Mark, 2005 April 8

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Call Number: RU 1055, Series Accession 2008-A-001
Scope and Contents: Born and raised in New York City, Mark Kinzly is the child of drug addicted parents, and a former alcoholic and drug abuser himself. He came to New Haven in 1984, and spent the next five or six years attempting to get clean. He describes the drug scene in New Haven, and explains why crack cocaine proved so devastating to the African American community. Kinzly discusses the correlation between illness (particularly Hepatitis and HIV) and intravenous drug use, and describes the birth of the...
Dates: 2005 April 8

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 Part of Collection
Call Number: RU 1055, Series Accession 2008-A-001
Dates: 2005 April 8

Kramer, Sara, 2004 February 27

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Call Number: RU 1055, Series Accession 2008-A-001
Scope and Contents: Interviewer: Farber, Hannah

Length (min): 49
Dates: 2004 February 27
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Krick, John, 2006 March 31

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Call Number: RU 1055, Series Accession 2008-A-001
Scope and Contents: Interviewer: Errico, John
Dates: 2006 March 31

Kubler, Elizabeth, 2004 February 18

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Call Number: RU 1055, Series Accession 2008-A-001
Scope and Contents: After growing up in New Haven and attending Smith College, Elizabeth Kubler returned to New Haven to study at the Yale Art School. Kubler quickly involved herself in the arts scene in New Haven. She began her work with the Women's Auxiliary of the New Haven symphony orchestra, which provided food for the musicians and planned a number of special events. In the 1960s, Kubler was involved in the creation of the Neighborhood Music School and was a key player in the formation of Long Wharf theater,...
Dates: 2004 February 18

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Call Number: RU 1055, Series Accession 2008-A-001
Dates: 2004 February 18

Leahy, Kathleen, 2003 November 4

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Call Number: RU 1055, Series Accession 2008-A-001
Scope and Contents: Interviewer: Esteves, Charles

Length (min): 80, 42
Dates: 2003 November 4

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Call Number: RU 1055, Series Accession 2008-A-001
Dates: 2003 November 4

Leavitt, Cornelia, 2004 October 29

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Call Number: RU 1055, Series Accession 2008-A-001
Scope and Contents: Cornelia Leavitt (nee Mitchell) graduated from Hillhouse High School in 1944, one of the top students in her class. Leavitt, an African American, attended Hillhouse High School at a time when only about five per cent of the student body was African American but she asserts that race was never an issue that she paid much attention to. She has very fond memories of Hillhouse, its excellent academics, its inspiring teachers, and her close group of friends. If there was discrimination, Leavitt...
Dates: 2004 October 29

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Call Number: RU 1055, Series Accession 2008-A-001
Dates: 2004 October 29

Lee, Rev. David, 2003 December 15

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Call Number: RU 1055, Series Accession 2008-A-001
Scope and Contents: Interviewer: Rosenberg, Alyssa

Length (min): 62
Dates: 2003 December 15

Lee, Timmy, 2004 November 16

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Call Number: RU 1055, Series Accession 2008-A-001
Scope and Contents: Interviewer: Duque, Pamela

Length (min): 37
Dates: 2004 November 16

Lee, William T., 2004 October 6

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Call Number: RU 1055, Series Accession 2008-A-001
Scope and Contents: Interviewer: Clemente, Jean

Length (min): 69
Dates: 2004 October 6

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Call Number: RU 1055, Series Accession 2008-A-001
Dates: 2004 October 6

Lloyd, Marie, 2005 February 18

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Call Number: RU 1055, Series Accession 2008-A-001
Scope and Contents: Marie Lloyd, the daughter of German immigrants, was born in New Haven and grew up in the State Street area. She recalls her memories of attending church and school at St. Boniface Church. Lloyd started school at St. Boniface in 1921 and completed eight grades. She mentions that German, Polish, Italian, and Irish individuals all attended St. Boniface. Lloyd also discusses the community that St. Boniface fostered. She attended dances there and was part of the Women's Society. After she married...
Dates: 2005 February 18

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Call Number: RU 1055, Series Accession 2008-A-001
Dates: 2005 February 18

Lopes, Matthew Jr., 2005 February 28

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Call Number: RU 1055, Series Accession 2008-A-001
Scope and Contents: Matthew Lopes was born in New Haven, attended public schools in the city, graduated from Yale College in 1972, and went on to receive his Masters in Public Health and to complete three years of medical school at Yale. After working in Hartford for several years, Lopes returned to New Haven to run the city's AIDS Division and helped establish the city's Needle Exchange Program. The fist part of the interview describes the culture of Yale College and its professional schools in the 1970s and the...
Dates: 2005 February 28

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Call Number: RU 1055, Series Accession 2008-A-001
Dates: 2005 February 28

McDonald, Curlena, 2007 April 5

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Call Number: RU 1055, Series Accession 2008-A-001
Scope and Contents: Curlena McDonald moved into the Dwight Street neighborhood from Newhallville in the late 1980s, just as drugs were beginning to become a large problem in the New Haven African-American community. McDonald speaks about the disappointment within the black community at that time, regarding the lack of substantive change in the years following the Civil Rights and Black Power movements. In the early 1990s, McDonald recalls, black residents of the Dwight area found themselves stuck between an influx...
Dates: 2007 April 5

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 Part of Collection
Call Number: RU 1055, Series Accession 2008-A-001
Dates: 2007 April 5