Oral history interview with E. A. (Elbert Allen) Daly 1971

Oral history interview with E. A. (Elbert Allen) Daly 1971

 

Name:
Daly, Elbert Allen (Interviewee), La Brie, Henry G (Interviewer)
Title:
Oral history interview with E. A. (Elbert Allen) Daly 1971
Other Titles:
Reminiscences of E. A. Daly : oral history, 1971; Oral history of E. A. Daly, 1971
Abstract:
Daly describes his education, his military service, and the various jobs he held before moving to California and purchasing the California Voice. Daly discusses the circulation and success of the paper as well as how it was impacted by the Great Depression and World War II. Other topics of discussion include: linotype use; real estate investments; the role of the black press in integration; how coverage varied between the white and black presses; what makes good news; the lack of formal education among black journalists; Daly’s involvement with local politics; the impact of the Kerner Commission Report (National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders) on the white press; and the future of the black press.
Collection Name:
Black Journalists oral history collection
Subjects:
Journalists; African American press; African American journalists; Newspaper publishing--Economic aspects--United States; African Americans--Civil rights; Newspapers--Circulation; Oakland (Calif.); Oakland (Calif.)--Politics and government; United States--Race relations; Daly, Elbert Allen; United States. National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders; Report
Format:
oral histories
Genre:
Interviews
Date:
1971
Physical Description:
sound files : digital preservation master, WAV files (96kHz, 24 bit); 79 pages
Note (Biographical):
Elbert Allen (E. A.) Daly was born on November 16, 1891 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Daly moved to California in 1922. In 1927, he purchased the California Voice, a weekly black newspaper based in Oakland, CA.
Note:
Interviewed by Henry G. La Brie III on August 24, 1971.
Note (Provenance):
Henry G. La Brie III Gift, 1975
Language:
English
Library Location:
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record:
11563222
Digital Project:
Time Based Media
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-vz4h-h673