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2015 Sagamore Sankofa Award Dinner video

 Unprocessed — Box: Communal Digital Media 1, Placement: 10
Identifier: 20180309

Content Description

Contain three videos of the 2015 Sagamore Sankofa Award Dinner, which took place on November 7, 2015 in the Purdue Memorial Union. This event celebrated African American alumni who have courageously moved beyond boundaries in their respective careers and communities. It also inaugurated of the Pioneering Purdue Women Award! One video is the full event while another is an abbreviated version of it. The third video is of Frieda Parker Jefferson, Class of 1950. Jefferson was one of the two African American women to live in the dormitories at Purdue in 1946. Other notable speakers at the event were Leroy Keys and Roland Parish.

Acquisition Type

Gift

Provenance

Donated by James R. Bly, organizer of the event.

Restrictions Apply

Yes

Access Restrictions

Collection is unprocessed and unenviable for access. Please contact archivist to gain access.

Dates

  • November 7, 2015

Extent

5.35 Gigabytes (1 USB flash drive) : Two MP4 files and one MOV file