Archiving Ashe: Developing, Shaping, and Executing the Arthur Ashe Oral History Project at UCLA

Patricia A. Turner (University of California, Los Angeles, emerita)

Since 2017, the University of California at Los Angeles has been building a collection of oral histories as well as archival materials related to the life of tennis great and activist Arthur Ashe, one its most celebrated alumni. In addition to sharing the process through which this project was conceived and executed, it will use clips from the 80 plus oral histories already gathered to make the case that even in the context of a well-documented individual such as Arthur Ashe, there is inherent value in gathering the stories from the communities that surround a prominent individual.

Part of 07-08 Revisiting the Museum Structure/Archives, Saturday, November 04, 8:30 am–10:00 am