Oral History Interview with Alex Simmons

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Title

Oral History Interview with Alex Simmons

Description

Mr. Simmons describes doing research at the Grinton I. Will Library that helped create his comic series Blackjack.

Creator

Alex Simmons
Yonkers Public Library

Source

Alex Simmons

Publisher

Yonkers Public Library

Date

6/13/2018

Contributor

Alex Simmons

Format

MP3

Identifier

2018.014.001

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Christian Zabriskie

Interviewee

Alex Simmons

Location

Grinton I. Will Library

Original Format

MP3

Duration

12:57

Time Summary

00:45-Describes coming up his comic character Blackjack.
2:34-Facing racial issues in his comic.
4:34-Doing research for his comic at the Yonkers Will Library.
5:42-Alex finding history books in the library that he incorporated in his comic.
7:35-Researching Japanese history and finding out about Japanese dignitaries who were against the war with China.
9:10-The importance of remembering the past.
10:30-Finding truth in print.
11:08-Role of librarians in finding the best resources.

Files

Citation

Alex Simmons Yonkers Public Library, “Oral History Interview with Alex Simmons,” Yonkers Public Library Archive, accessed July 21, 2024, http://archive.ypl.org/items/show/464.