McADAMS, Willie Frances (b. 1939)

Profession: Community Activist

Oral Histories

Community activist. Her experiences concerning the activities of the Denton Christian Women’s Inter-Racial Fellowship during the l960s and l970s. Childhood memories of the African-American community in Denton; segregated education; decision to join the Fellowship; street paving in the African-American section of Denton; early social meetings of the Fellowship; desegregation of the Denton public schools; jobs program; tutoring program; school problems; desegregation of restaurants in Denton; desegregation of Denton’s churches; involvement of husbands in Fellowship activities; defeat of urban renewal; voting drives; views concerning the future of the African-American community in Denton.
Date of Interview: April 27, 1988

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