A Visit with Bill Doggett,Exhibitions Curator, Archivist and Lecturer March 1st, 2015 at The Fifth Annual San Francisco History Expo
HISTORY LIVES.....HISTORY IS RELEVANT AND NOW
Roland Hayes Recital, April 1st, 1951 Pasadena,California presented by The WSCS of Scott United Methodist Church, Reverend John N Doggett Jr, Pastor *concert photo, program and reception photo w/ my father Rev. Doggett in center
Bill Doggett is a curator, lecturer and independent archivist specializing in African American performing arts history and the history of the journey to emancipation of African Americans utilizing elements of his rich Archive of rare historic newspapers,documents and recordings.
Doggett has also had a professional archival source relationship with Carnegie Hall, The Indianapolis Symphony, The University of California, Santa Barbara and Stanford University Archive of Recorded Sound. Letters relating to those relationship are below
- a provocative educational film titled Emancipation Proclamation: The Journey To Freedom begun in 2012 and completed in Summer 2015. This film was web premiered during The Fall of 2015 and is hosted by The International Center for American Music, headquartered at The University of Florence, Italy
- A commissioned Project of The Library of Congress, Recorded Sound division for The National Jukebox to launch during 2017
- The African American Concert Singer:1900-1960:From Negro Spirituals to the Concert Hall and Opera Stage: February-April 2009,San Francisco Main Library
- Porgy and Bess:From Broadway to San Francisco: May-July 2009 Grand Foyer, San Francisco Opera House
- The Underground Railroad:Songs of Hope and Freedom, A Tribute to the 150th Anniversary of The Civil War 1861-2011, San Francisco Main Library June-August 2011
- The Journey to Freedom: Emancipation Proclamation: December 2012-March 2013: The San Francisco Bay view Opera House
==>Newsflash For three consecutive years 2014-2016, Bill Doggett has been a showcase exhibitor in the annual San Francisco Historical Society and Museum’s Bay Area wide History EXPO at the Old Mint. The Old Mint is one of the few buildings to survive the 1906 Earthquake and Fire.
The Underground Railroad: Songs of Hope and Freedom,The Civil War @150 years*
San Francisco Bay Area Friends of Negro Spirituals 9th Annual Negro Spirituals Heritage Day: 2012 Heritage Keepers Award for Exhibition Curation and advocacyof The Negro Spiritual