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2015 Sagamore Sankofa Award Dinner video

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 272

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 Keyes and Roland Parrish.


  • November 7, 2015

Access Information

Open for research.


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

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Physical and Technical Requirements

Electronic records in this collection have been migrated to an archives server and digital use copies can only be accessed onsite in the Karnes Archives and Special Collections Research Center. Please request digital record prior to arriving at the Research Center.

Processing Information

Spaces and special characters in file names were replaced with dashes "-" to improve interoperability. Files have been maintained in the order as they were received.


2015 Sagamore Sankofa Award Dinner video
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Richard R. Bernier
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First Edition

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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