Oral History Interview with Norvell Reed, March 11, 1988

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Interview with community activist Norvell Reed from Denton, Texas. In the interview, Reed discusses her experiences concerning the activities of the Denton Christian Women's Inter-Racial Fellowship during the 1960s and 1970s. She also comments on what life was like living in a segregated community, the desegregation of North Texas State College, the desegregation of public schools, Fred Moore public School, paving of streets in the African-American section of Denton, the group's social activities, the defeat of urban renewal, and the jobs program.

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35 p. ; 28 cm.

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Byrd, Richard & Reed, Norvell March 11, 1988.

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Interview with community activist Norvell Reed from Denton, Texas. In the interview, Reed discusses her experiences concerning the activities of the Denton Christian Women's Inter-Racial Fellowship during the 1960s and 1970s. She also comments on what life was like living in a segregated community, the desegregation of North Texas State College, the desegregation of public schools, Fred Moore public School, paving of
streets in the African-American section of Denton, the group's social activities, the defeat of urban renewal, and the jobs program.

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35 p. ; 28 cm.

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UNT Oral Histories

The UNT Oral History Collection in the UNT Digital Library contains a selection of oral history transcripts covering World War II, politics, community activism, desegregation, recollections of life in Texas, and more. __Access to these items is restricted to the UNT community.__

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  • March 11, 1988

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  • 1921 - March 11, 1988

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Byrd, Richard & Reed, Norvell. Oral History Interview with Norvell Reed, March 11, 1988, book, March 11, 1988; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223673/: accessed February 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Oral History Program.