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Colorado College Archives oral history project

Repository: Colorado College. Special Collections

Collection Description (CRHP): See interviews with Judge Raymond D. Jones (6 March 1980) and Evelyn Stroud Frazier (30 May 1980).

Jones describes his experience as one of a handful of black students at Colorado College in the 1960s, what happened when he was denied health care during civil rights work in the South, his frustration with discriminatory practices in Colorado Springs, and his experience as president of his fraternity and as vice-president of the CC student body.

Stroud-Frazier was one of the first black women to attend Colorado College, graduating in 1931. She describes in some detail a number of incidents involving racism and discrimination in Colorado Springs, including her inability to find work as a teacher after finishing her degree, and her family's efforts to gain access to the lake, the theater, and other public establishments.

For names of other interviewees, see Colorado College catalog record b1102104.

Collection Description (Extant): 79 interviews compiled by Judith R. Finley for the Colorado College Oral History Project, sponsored by the Special Collections Department, Charles Leaming Tutt Library. Includes transcriptions, biographical data sheets, indexes, and legal release forms.

Collection URL: http://tiger.coloradocollege.edu/record=b1102104~S5 External Link

Date(s): 1976-1996

Digital Status: No

Existing IDs: R1-R79

Extent: 123 sound cassettes analog 1 7/8 ips 1/4 in. tape

Language: English

Interviewees: Raymond D. Jones, Evelyn Stroud Frazier

Rights (Extant): For scholarly and educational use under guidelines established by Colorado College

Subjects:

African American college students--Colorado
African American educators--Colorado
African American judges
African American women--Colorado
African Americans--Civil rights--Colorado
Civil rights demonstrations--Colorado
Civil rights movements--Southern States
Discrimination in employment
Discrimination in medical care
Fraternal organizations
Race discrimination--Colorado
Selma to Montgomery Rights March (1965 : Selma, Ala.)

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings
Transcripts

 

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