Newsweek Vol. LXXVI No. 5

A copy of Newsweek magazine from the week of August 3, 1970. [Newsweek] appears in bold red letters across the top of the magazine. The cover story appears in black, blue, yellow type in the top of the magazine [The / Black / Mayors / How Are / They Doing? / Newark’s / Kenneth Gibson]. The cover features a photograph…

Phil Hutchings Oral History Interview

The oral history consists of ten digital files: 2011.174.42.1a, 2011.174.42.1b, 2011.174.42.1c, 2011.174.42.1d, 2011.174.42.1e, 2011.174.42.1f, 2011.174.42.1g, 2011.174.42.1i, and 2011.174.42.j. Phil Hutchings recalls growing up in Cleveland, Ohio, his parents’ involvement in many civic organizations, and attending Howard University. He remembers joining the Nonviolent Action Group (a precursor to the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), protesting at the White Rice Inn in…

Photograph of Bill “Hawk” Hawkins, Mary Lou Williams, and Paul Breckenridge

A black-and-white photograph of Disc Jockey Bill “Hawk” Hawkins with Mary Lou Williams and Paul Breckenridge inside the DJ booth in Bill Hawkins’ Record Studio. Breckenridge is depicted on the far left, Williams at center, and Hawkins on the far right. Breckenridge is smiling, facing the viewer, and looking down at an advertisement for Burkhardt’s Beer that he holds in…

Photograph of Bill “Hawk” Hawkins posing with A High School Fan Club

A black-and-white photograph of Disc Jockey Bill “Hawk” Hawkins posing with a high school fan club. The photograph depicts Hawkins standing next to four rows of nineteen teenage boys and girls inside a school gymnasium. Hawkins stand in the front on the far left of the group with his body turned towards the right edge of the photograph. His head…

Photograph of Disc Jockey Bill “Hawk” Hawkins and Earl Bostic

A black-and-white photograph of Disc Jockey Bill “Hawk” Hawkins with Earl Bostic inside the DJ booth in Bill Hawkins’ Record Studio. Bostic is depicted on the left and Hawkins on the right. The two men are standing behind the DJ console. Bostic is wearing a button-down shirt with a pineapple pattern, medium-toned trousers, suspenders and dark “browline” style glasses. He…

Photograph of Disc Jockey Bill “Hawk” Hawkins Inside the Shiloh Baptist Church

A black-and-white photograph of Disc Jockey Bill “Hawk” Hawkins standing behind the altar of Shiloh Baptist Church in Cleveland, Ohio. Hawkins is depicted behind the tiered, light-toned altar, centered on a dark wooden dais. He is smiling and looking slightly downwards towards the right. The dais is decorated with two ferns and three flower arrangements. One of the flower arrangements…

Photograph of Disc Jockey Bill “Hawk” Hawkins Posing with A Group of People

A black-and-white photograph of Disc Jockey Bill “Hawk” Hawkins with an unidentified man and a group of six unidentified women in matching costumes. The group is standing on a slightly elevated stage in two rows. Hawkins, the man and one woman stand in the front row. Behind them stand the remaining five unidentified women. The women are all wearing capri…

Photograph of Disc Jockey Bill “Hawk” Hawkins with Bill Bailey

A black-and-white photograph of Disc Jockey Bill “Hawk” Hawkins with Bill Bailey. The photograph, taken from the front window of Bill Hawkins’ Record studio, depicts Hawkins and Bailey, behind a large DJ console with a microphone and a turntable. Hawkins is depicted on the right, looking into the distance. Over his ears are a pair of headphone with black wires…

Photograph of Disc Jockey Bill “Hawk” Hawkins with Dinah Washington

A black-and-white photograph of Disc Jockey Bill “Hawk” Hawkins with Dinah Washington take from outside of the Bill Hawkins’ Record Studio. A small crowd of onlookers are peering inside of the DJ booth windows from the sidewalk. The crowd of mostly teenagers and children are depicted on the right of the photograph. Most of the onlookers are shown in profile…

Photograph of Earl Bostic Signing Autographs inside Bill Hawkins’ Record Studio

A black-and-white photograph of Earl Bostic signing autographs for a large group of people inside Bill Hawkins’ Record Studio. Bostic and the others are crowded around a long, curving countertop and a record carousel. The group includes men, women, a group of young girls. The people at the front of the crowd are leaning on the countertop. At the center…