Events Depicted: BCC Open House, October 2002; Black Connect Orientation Program, 2002; Carrie Halsell Dedication, October 2002; Pre-Thanksgiving Dinner, November 2002; Kwanzaa Celebration; HIV/AIDS Awareness, November 2002; MLK Jr. Celebration, January 2003; BET in Corvallis, January 2003; Black History Month Dinner, February 2003; Love Jones, February 2003; Special Olympics, 2001; Black Connect Part 2, April 2003; All Staff Clean-Up, April 2003; Africa Night, May 2003; Divine Nine Step Show, May 2003; Juneteenth Celebration, May 2003. Also included: staff and members of the BCC and Black Student Union, 2001-2003.
Events depicted: Fall 1992; African Heritage Fashion Show, Feb. 1993; Children’s Day; 3rd Annual Collard Green Day, 1993; A Makeover Event, sponsored by Delta Sigma Theta, Fall 1993; Semi-Formal Dance, 1992-1993; Recollections of the Revolution: the 1960s Struggle for Black Power, Fall 1993; Staff Retreat at Newport, Fall 1994; Jesse Jackson Visits OSU, Fall 1992; Collard Green Day, 1996; OSU Boycott, 1996; MLK Day BCC Work-A-Thon, 1996; Dinner with Carl Upchurch, October 1996; Black Family Reunion, 1997; A Night at Westminster House for Student Worship Service; 4th Annual Children’s Day, Winter 1997; MLK Jr. Celebration Committee Reception at the Asian Cultural Center, 1997; Collard Green Day, October 12, 1997.
Events Depicted: Black Student Retreat at Lincoln City, 1998; Clean-up Day at the Black Cultural Center, September 1998; Collard Green Day, November 1998; BCC Skate Party, October 1998; Alpha Phi Alpha Back to School Jam; Cultural Center Retreat, January 2000; Kevin Powell Visit, January 1999; MLK Jr. Work-a-thon and Birthday Celebration, January 2000; Kwanzaa Night, February 2000; All Black Cultural Centers Conference, November 1999; Siblings Weekend, February 2000; All Cultural Centers Bowling Night, March 2000; Soul Food Day Preparation and Celebration Days, February 2000; Wacky Olympics, 2000; BCC Open House; Black Hair Care Day; 1st Annual Black Student Union Fashion Show, 2000; African Night Fashion Show, May 2000; Paul James Surprise Going Away Party; BCC Open House, 2000. Also Included: BCC Staff 1997-2001.
Boozer discusses the multiethnic neighborhood she grew up in Northeast Portland, the significant places people in the community would gather at, how her family hosted black entertainers from out of town, such as Lionel Hampton. She describes her time in school at the challenges she faced in high school. She details the day of the Vanport Flood, what she saw, what she heard and how the community reacted. How she met her husband and her wedding day. She then discusses her involvement in civil rights in the 60s, public demonstrations in Oregon, Freedom Riders, the ongoing Civil Rights Movement in Oregon, names main figures of the Civil Rights movement in Portland, her thoughts on national Civil Rights activists such as Malcolm X, Dr. King and the Black Panthers. She discusses her feelings on the last draft board and "Project Return." Boozer explains her time at the Seminary, the transition from the Seminary to becoming a Reverend, her experience being Vicar of Emmanuel Missions in Birkenfeld and St. Philip the Deacon Episcopal Church, the changing demographic of St. Philip. Afterwards, she goes into details about past reverends, Ramsey Schadewitz, Karl Reich, Sally Lambert, and Richard Green. She concludes the interview by explaining the difficulty she had leaving the church when she retired, how the church is connected to the Urban League of Portland, and her thoughts her own life and what she has accomplished. Audio File via MediaSpace: http://media.oregonstate.edu/index.php/show/?id=0_g9vq6sui