Oral history interview with Helen Humes

Oral history interview with Helen Humes

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Creator:Humes, Helen
Title:Oral history interview with Helen Humes
Date:1979 June 12
Description:

Oral history interview with Helen Humes, a jazz singer from Louisville, conducted on June 12, 1979 by Mary Bobo, for the University of Louisville Archives and Records Center. In this interview, Ms. Humes discusses her career, including her start in Louisville; her friendships; her musical style; and her thoughts on the changes the years have brought to Louisville.

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Types:Sound recordings | Transcripts | Oral histories
Subjects:Humes, Helen | African Americans--Kentucky | African American singers--Kentucky | African American musicians--Kentucky | Jazz | Jazz singers--Kentucky | Women jazz musicians--Kentucky | Louisville (Ky.) | Jefferson County (Ky.)
Collection:
Institution:University of Louisville University Archives and Records Center
Contributors:Bobo, Mary | William F. Ekstrom Library. University Archives and Records Center | African American Community Interviews Collection (William F. Ekstrom Library. University Archives and Records Center)
Online Publisher:Louisville, Ky. : University of Louisville Archives and Records Center
Original Material:

Audiocassette tape number 757 and 758, African American Oral History Collection, Oral History Center, University of Louisville Archives and Records Center.

Rights and Usage:

To inquire about reproductions, permissions, or for information about prices see: http://library.louisville.edu/uarc/digicollorder.html; please cite the Interview Number when ordering.

Related Materials:

Forms part of online collection: African American Community Interviews, Oral History Center, University of Louisville Archives and Records Center

Persistent Link to Item:http://digital.library.louisville.edu/u?/afamoh,108