McADAMS, Linnie (b. ca. 1937)

Profession: Community Activist

Oral Histories

Community activist. Her experiences concerning the activities of the Denton Christian Women’s Inter-Racial Fellowship in the 1960s and 1970s. Educational experiences in segregated schools; living conditions in the African-American section of Denton; joining the Fellowship; Denton Christian Preschool; desegregation of Denton schools; early meetings of Fellowship; desegregation of public facilities; segregation in Denton; Denton churches and integration; job opportunities; personal employment experiences; role of African-American churches; lasting perceptions of the Fellowship; public housing.
Date of Interview: December 10, 1987

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For the Denton Women’s Interracial Fellowship Oral History Project. Contemporary state of civil rights progress; Denton Women’s Interracial Fellowship; discrimination; poverty; Quakertown; continued community involvement; women’s rights; educational and professional background; activism; contemporary civil rights issues; contemporary politics; whiteness of black movies.
Date of Interview: March 2, 2017

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