Oral History Interview with Willie Frances McAdams, April 27, 1988

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Interview with Willie Frances McAdams, a community activist from Dallas, Texas. In the interview, McAdams describes her experiences concerning the activities of the Denton Christian Women's Inter-Racial Fellowship during the l960s and l970s. She also comments on her decision to join the Fellowship, her personal childhood memories of the African-American community in Denton, segregated education, street paving in the African-American section of Denton, the early social meetings of the Fellowship, the desegregation of public schools, restaurants, and churches, urban renewal, voting drives, and her views concerning the future of the African-American community in Denton.

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Location(s): United States - Texas - Denton County - Denton
Creation Date: April 27, 1988
Partner(s):
UNT Oral History Program
Collection(s):
UNT Oral Histories
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Place of Publication: Denton, Texas
Date(s):
  • Creation: April 27, 1988
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Denton County - Denton
Era
Oil and Gas, 1901-Present
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
From 1939 to April 27, 1988
Description:

Interview with Willie Frances McAdams, a community activist from Dallas, Texas. In the interview, McAdams describes her experiences concerning the activities of the Denton Christian Women's Inter-Racial Fellowship during the l960s and l970s. She also comments on her decision to join the Fellowship, her personal childhood memories of the African-American community in Denton, segregated education, street paving in the African-American section of Denton, the early social meetings of the Fellowship, the desegregation of public schools, restaurants, and churches, urban renewal, voting drives, and her views concerning the future of the African-American community in Denton.

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57 p. ; 28 cm.

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Keyword(s): oral histories | biographies | interviews | segregation | integration | racism
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UNT Oral History Program
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UNT Oral Histories
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Number 730
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth223676
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text
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