The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
Pat Matthews Howard interview transcript
Repository: Harvard University. Radcliffe Institute. Schlesinger Library
Collection Description (Extant): Pat Matthews Howard was born in Oberlin, Ohio, and attended Wilberforce University, where she met and married Westly Matthews, who later became a minister in the African Methodist Episcopal Church. They had three daughters. Howard worked as a school teacher, secretary, and for the Yellow Springs News. She was active in the civil rights movement and was interested in the history of blacks in Yellow Springs, helping a class write a book on local black history, and interviewing older members of the black community. After the death of her husband in 1979, she married Huston Howard.
Transcript of interview with Howard and her daughters by Kathleen A. Mullen, 1982.
Collection URL: http://discovery.lib.harvard.edu/?itemid=|library/m/aleph|001485521
Digital Status: No
Existing IDs: A/H8515
Interviewees: Pat Matthews Howard
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights
African American churches--Ohio
African American educators--Ohio
African American women civil rights workers--Ohio
African American women--Ohio
Civil rights movements--Ohio