Oral History Interview with Pat Cheek, April 12, 1988

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Interview with schoolteacher and community activist Pat Cheek from Denton, Texas. In the interview, Cheek recollects her involvement as a member of the Denton Christian Women's Inter-Racial Fellowship in the 1960's and 1970's, as well as her memories of segregation, particularly in Denton. Cheek discusses her personal views and experiences when it comes to segregation, the street paving of the African American section in Denton, her decision to join the Fellowship, the group's activities, the involvement of husbands in group activities, the group's decision to disband, voter registration drives, and her lasting friendships.

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Location(s): United States - Texas - Denton County - Denton
Creation Date: April 12, 1988
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UNT Oral History Program
Collection(s):
UNT Oral Histories
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Place of Publication: Denton, Texas
Date(s):
  • Creation: April 12, 1988
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Denton County - Denton
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
From 1960~ to April 12, 1988
Description:

Interview with schoolteacher and community activist Pat Cheek from Denton, Texas. In the interview, Cheek recollects her involvement as a member of the Denton Christian Women's Inter-Racial Fellowship in the 1960's and 1970's, as well as her memories of segregation, particularly in Denton. Cheek discusses her personal views and experiences when it comes to segregation, the street paving of the African American section in Denton, her decision to join the Fellowship, the group's activities, the involvement of husbands in group activities, the group's decision to disband, voter registration drives, and her lasting friendships.

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36 p. ; 28 cm.

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Keyword(s): biographies | interviews | oral histories | activists | segregation | desegregation | integration | fellowships
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UNT Oral History Program
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UNT Oral Histories
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  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Number 731
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth223677
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text
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