Simmons, Charles A(lexander)

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SIMMONS, Charles A(lexander)

SIMMONS, Charles A(lexander). American, b. 1933. Genres: Writing/ Journalism, History. Career: U.S. Air Force, career officer, 1949-77, manager of base telephone and radio communications systems, 1951-74, chief of squadron-level Communications-Electronics Division, 1974-75, manager of cryptographic system training program, 1975-77, and served in Thailand and Japan, retiring as sergeant; University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, assistant professor of journalism, 1981-. Freelance photographer, with work exhibited at African-American Art Exhibit, Oklahoma City, OK; conducts community workshops and school projects related to photography; judge of photography competitions. Publications: The African American Press, with Special Reference to Four Newspapers, 1827-1965, 1997; African American Press Newspaper Listing, 1999. Contributor of articles and photographs to magazines and newspapers. Address: 3304 North Maxwell Dr., Oklahoma City, OK 73121, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]

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