CHEEK, Pat (b. ca. 1937)

Oral Histories

Schoolteacher, community activist. Her experiences concerning the activities of the Denton Christian Women’s Inter-Racial Fellowship during the 1960s and 1970s. Early experiences with segregation; segregation in Denton; decision to join the Fellowship; group’s social activities; street paving in the African-American section of Denton; involvement of husbands in group’s activities; decision to disband; voter registration drives; lasting friendships.
Date of Interview: April 12, 1988

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For the Denton Women’s Interracial Fellowship Oral History Project. Childhood; educational and professional background; family background; interactions with African Americans; racism in Denton; Denton Women’s Interracial Fellowship; Denton desegregation; women’s groups and feminist movement; activism; lasting friendships among Fellowship members; continued community involvement; contemporary politics.
Date of Interview: April 3, 2017

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