OH 1942 | Oral History

OH 1942

BAGSBY, Dionne Phillips (b. 1936)

Notable: Civil Rights Activist
Former member of the Tarrant County Commissioners Court. Memories of childhood and education in Markham, Illinois; marriage to Jim Bagsby; participation in the Arkansas civil rights movement; move to Fort Worth, Texas; career as an educator in the Fort Worth public schools; Jim Bagsby’s political career; her own decision to enter politics and winning campaign strategies; issues she had to face as a county commissioner; her travels; her family history.

About this Oral History

Physical Description 70 pp.
Terms of Use Open
Interviewer(s) Todd Moye
Date of Interview August 1, 2019

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