The HistoryMakers video oral history with Pervis Spann.

Radio host Pervis "the Blues" Spann was born on August 16, 1932. Raised in Itta Bena, Mississippi, he moved to the Midwest in 1949, enlisting in the U.S. Army. After completing his tour of duty, he moved to Chicago, where he attended broadcasting school. In the 1950s, Spann was hired in a...

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Other Authors: Richardson, Julieanna L., (Interviewer), Stearns, Scott, (director of photography.)
Format: Movie Electronic
Language:English
Published: Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
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Online Access:History Makers Video Available only to UIC users