[Oral History Interview with Curtistene Smith McCowan]

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Interview with Curtistene Smith McCowan, member and supporter of the NAACP and Urban League. McCowan discusses her upbringing, family, affiliation with the NAACP and Urban League, her involvement with the PTA in her sons' schools and how she advocated for more minority teachers and administrators and equal treatment of Black students, and her seat on the school board in Desoto.

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Interview with Curtistene Smith McCowan, member and supporter of the NAACP and Urban League. McCowan discusses her upbringing, family, affiliation with the NAACP and Urban League, her involvement with the PTA in her sons' schools and how she advocated for more minority teachers and administrators and equal treatment of Black students, and her seat on the school board in Desoto.

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  • Preferred Citation: Documenting the History of the Civil Rights Movement in Dallas County, Texas Oral History Collection (AR0806), University of North Texas Special Collections

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Documenting The History of the Civil Rights Movement In Dallas County, Texas Oral History Collection

Transcripts of oral histories with civil rights figures from Dallas, Texas. Each interview focuses on the interviewee's family and educational history, organizational involvement, and career or personal milestones.

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[Oral History Interview with Curtistene Smith McCowan], text, September 23, 2011; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1816125/: accessed August 10, 2022), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.

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