Item Details

Print View

The HistoryMakers Video Oral History With Henrietta Smith

Burghelea, Neculai; HistoryMakers (Video Oral History Collection)
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Librarian Henrietta Mays Smith was born on May 2, 1922, in Harlem, New York. Earning her B.A. degree from Hunter College in 1943 and her B.S.L.S. degree from Columbia University in 1946, she became a children's librarian and storyteller. In 1955, she moved to Florida, working in the media department of the Broward County Public School System. Returning to New York in the summers, she worked as a storyteller. In 1959, Smith received her M.S.L.S. degree from Columbia University and her Ph.D. degree from the University of Miami. After working for the Florida Atlantic University's College of Education for ten years, she joined the faculty at the University of South Florida's School of Library. In 1985, she became their first African American faculty member. Retiring in 1993, she was active in many organizations, including the American Library Association and the Coretta Scott King Task Force. In 2008, the American Library Association honored Dr. Smith with their Distinguished Service Award.
Performers
Adrienne Jones, interviewer.
Release Date
2016
Run Time
147 min.
Language
English
Variant Title
History Makers video oral history with Henrietta Smith
Henrietta Smith
Credits
Videographer, Neculai Burghelea.
Published
Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Recording Info
Recorded New York, New York 2007 August 13.
Description
1 online resource (5 video files (2 hr., 26 min., 44 sec.)) : sound, color
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic
  • Staff View

    LEADER 02881ngm a2200529Ii 4500
    001 u7227406
    003 SIRSI
    005 20170814100243.0
    006 m o c
    007 vz czazuu
    007 cr cna|||uuuuu
    008 170814s2016 ilu147 vleng d
    035
      
      
    a| (OCoLC)1000519546
    037
      
      
    a| A2007.235 b| HistoryMakers
    049
      
      
    a| HISA
    040
      
      
    a| HISTM b| eng e| rda c| HISTM
    050
      
    4
    a| E185.97
    082
    0
    4
    a| 973.04960730092 2| 23
    245
    0
    4
    a| The HistoryMakers video oral history with Henrietta Smith.
    246
    3
      
    a| History Makers video oral history with Henrietta Smith
    246
    3
    0
    a| Henrietta Smith
    264
      
    1
    a| Chicago, Illinois : b| The HistoryMakers, c| [2016]
    300
      
      
    a| 1 online resource (5 video files (2 hr., 26 min., 44 sec.)) : b| sound, color
    306
      
      
    a| 022644
    336
      
      
    a| two-dimensional moving image b| tdi 2| rdacontent
    337
      
      
    a| computer b| c 2| rdamedia
    338
      
      
    a| online resource b| cr 2| rdacarrier
    344
      
      
    a| digital 2| rda
    347
      
      
    a| video file 2| rda
    511
    0
      
    a| Adrienne Jones, interviewer.
    508
      
      
    a| Videographer, Neculai Burghelea.
    518
      
      
    o| Recorded p| New York, New York d| 2007 August 13.
    520
      
      
    a| Librarian Henrietta Mays Smith was born on May 2, 1922, in Harlem, New York. Earning her B.A. degree from Hunter College in 1943 and her B.S.L.S. degree from Columbia University in 1946, she became a children's librarian and storyteller. In 1955, she moved to Florida, working in the media department of the Broward County Public School System. Returning to New York in the summers, she worked as a storyteller. In 1959, Smith received her M.S.L.S. degree from Columbia University and her Ph.D. degree from the University of Miami. After working for the Florida Atlantic University's College of Education for ten years, she joined the faculty at the University of South Florida's School of Library. In 1985, she became their first African American faculty member. Retiring in 1993, she was active in many organizations, including the American Library Association and the Coretta Scott King Task Force. In 2008, the American Library Association honored Dr. Smith with their Distinguished Service Award.
    650
      
    0
    a| African Americans v| Interviews.
    600
    1
    0
    a| Smith, Henrietta M. v| Interviews.
    653
      
      
    a| Library Science Professor a| School Media Librarian.
    655
      
    7
    a| Oral histories. 2| lcgft
    655
      
    7
    a| Internet videos. 2| lcgft
    700
    1
      
    a| Smith, Henrietta M., e| interviewee.
    700
    1
      
    a| Jones, Adrienne, e| interviewer.
    700
    1
      
    a| Burghelea, Neculai, e| director of photography.
    710
    2
      
    a| HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection), e| production company.
    856
    4
    0
    3| HistoryMakers u| http://marc.thehistorymakers.org/virginia/A2007.235.htm
    994
      
      
    a| C0 b| HISTM
    596
      
      
    a| 1
    999
      
      
    a| XX(7227406.1) w| WEB i| 7227406-1001 l| INTERNET m| UVA-LIB t| INTERNET
▾See more
▴See less

Availability

Google Preview

Google Books Preview

Watch Online