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dc.contributor.authorGordon, Hugh L. (1922- ).en_US
dc.contributor.authorPatton, Randall L. (1958- ).en_US
dc.contributor.otherKemp, Gordon (1925-2007).en_US
dc.date.accessioned2016-08-15T18:56:32Z
dc.date.available2016-08-15T18:56:32Z
dc.date.issued2004-03-12
dc.identifierscg002-04-030102-06-kemen_US
dc.identifier.citationInterview with Gordon Kemp, 2004-03-12, Hugh L. Gordon Papers, 1951-2009, Gordon, Kruse, Wentzel Collection, 1951-2010, SC/G/002, Kennesaw State University Archivesen_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11360/1877
dc.descriptionSound recording digitized from an audiocassette of an interview between Gordon Kemp, Hugh L. Gordon, and Randall Patton, Prof. of History at Kennesaw State University. Kemp discusses his childhood in northwest Atlanta near the campus of the Georgia Institute of Technology, as well as his employment at the Lockheed-Georgia Company. He recounts the difficulties that he faced in the workplace as an African American in the 1960s.en_US
dc.descriptionGordon Kemp was born on February 9, 1925, in Atlanta, Georgia. As a child, he lived with his parents near the campus of the Georgia Institute of Technology. At the age of 15, Kemp baked bread at the campus bakery. At 18, Kemp joined the U.S. Navy and served for 3 years. During part of this time he was attached to the USS Leedstown. After leaving the navy, Kemp returned to high school to complete his degree. He earned a degree from Morehouse College and taught school after graduation. In 1953 Kemp joined the Lockheed-Georgia Company as part of their structure assembly area. After the plant was integrated in the 1960s, he received a promotion to a management-level position. Gordon Kemp died on April 22, 2007.en_US
dc.description.abstractSound recording digitized from an audiocassette of an interview between Gordon Kemp, Hugh L. Gordon, and Randall Patton, Prof. of History at Kennesaw State University. Kemp discusses his childhood in northwest Atlanta near the campus of the Georgia Institute of Technology, as well as his employment at the Lockheed-Georgia Company. He recounts the difficulties that he faced in the workplace as an African American in the 1960s.en_US
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dc.format.extent63 minutesen_US
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.publisherKennesaw State University Archivesen_US
dc.relation.ispartof<a href="http://archivesspace.kennesaw.edu/repositories/4/resources/191" target="_blank">Gordon, Kruse, Wentzel Collection, 1951-2010</a>en_US
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dc.subjectOral histories.en_US
dc.subjectSound recordings.en_US
dc.subjectAfrican Americans -- Georgia -- Atlanta.en_US
dc.subjectAfrican Americans -- Employment.en_US
dc.subjectLockheed-Georgia Company -- History.en_US
dc.subjectMinorities -- Employment -- United States.en_US
dc.subjectDiscrimination in employment -- United States.en_US
dc.titleInterview with Gordon Kempen_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US
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  • Hugh L. Gordon Papers, 1951-2009
    The Hugh L. Gordon Papers range from 1951 to 2009, with the bulk dating from 1966 to 1989. The majority of the documents were created by Gordon during the course of his duties as Director of Personnel at Lockheed-Georgia (GELAC), as well as Regional Executive for Region 4 of the National Alliance of Businessmen (NAB) and leadership positions with the Private Industry Council of Atlanta, Inc. (PIC) and the Atlanta Employer’s Voluntary Merit Employment Association (AEVMEA). In addition, the Gordon Papers include material generated as part of the creation of the collection.

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