OH 0742

Community activist, homemaker. Her experiences concerning the activities of the Denton Christian Women’s Inter-Racial Fellowship during the 1960s and 1970s. Experiences in growing up in a segregated society in East Texas; PTA activities; desegregation of Denton’s public schools; race relations in Denton in the 1960s; decision to join the Fellowship; early social activities; community projects; Christian influence in Fellowship’s activities; reaction of husbands to Fellowship’s activities; early Fellowship leaders; street paving in the African-American section of Denton; voter registration drives; recruiting members; defeat of urban renewal referendum; decline of the Fellowship.

About this Oral History

Physical Description 24 pp.
Terms of Use Open
Interviewer(s) Richard W. Byrd
Date of Interview July 14, 1988

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