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W. Wilson Goode

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Date of Interview

2009-12-14

Interviewer

Stephen McKiernan

Interviewee

Goode, W. Wilson

Biographical Text

Wilson Goode is a former mayor of Philadelphia and he was the first African American to hold in that office. He was a community activist, commissioner for the state Public Utility Commission, and managing director for Philadelphia. He got his Bachelor's degree at Morgan State University. Then graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in the school of the Felts Institute of Government.

Duration

01:51:43

Language

English

Digital Publisher

Binghamton University Libraries

Digital Format

audio/mp4

Accessibility

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Original Format

MicroCassette

Material Type

Sound

Interview Format

Audio

Subject LCSH

African American mayors;
Mayors--Philadelphia;
Goode, W. Wilson--Interviews

Rights Statement

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Keywords

Baby boom generation; Immorality; Assassination of John F. Kennedy; Civil War generation; African American; 9/11; Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.; Vietnam Memorial; segregation; Trust; sexism; democracy; inauguration; Richard Nixon; Philadelphia; Brown v. Board of Education.

Files

Wilson Goode.jpg

Citation

“W. Wilson Goode,” Digital Collections, accessed February 6, 2023, https://omeka.binghamton.edu/omeka/items/show/958.