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The HistoryMakers video oral history with Chalmers Archer, Jr [electronic resource].

Other Title:
History Makers video oral history with Chalmers Archer, Jr.
Chalmers Archer, Jr.
Publication:
Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Format/Description:
Video
1 online resource (8 video files (4 hr., 2 min., 55 sec.)) : sound, color.
Subjects:
African Americans -- Interviews.
Archer, Chalmers, 1928- -- Interviews.
Form/Genre:
Oral histories.
Internet videos.
System Details:
digital
video file
Summary:
Combat medical technician, author and professor Chalmers Archer, Jr. was born on April 21, 1928 in Tchula, Mississippi. He served as master sergeant technician in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. In 1952, Archer joined the newly formed U.S. Army Special Forces; and in 1957, his unit was one of the first to see combat in Vietnam. He later served in Cambodia, Laos, the Philippines, Taiwan and Panama. Ending his army service in 1967, Archer returned to school. He received his B.S. degree from Tuskegee Institute and his Ph.D. degree in counseling and psychology from Auburn University in 1979. Archer became a professor of counseling and psychology at Northern Virginia Community College in 1983. He is the author of two memoirs, Growing up Black in Rural Mississippi, published in 1991, and Green Berets in the Vanguard, published in 2001. Archer passed away on February 24, 2014 at the age of eighty-five.
Participant:
Larry Crowe, interviewer.
Credits:
Videographer, Matthew Hickey.
Notes:
Recorded Manassas, Virginia 2012 July 12.
Contributor:
Archer, Chalmers, 1928- interviewee.
Crowe, Larry, interviewer.
Hickey, Matthew, director of photography.
HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection), production company.
OCLC:
994208856
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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