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Kinchlow, Gina Lloyce

Repository: Western Kentucky University. Department of Library Special Collections

Collection Description (Extant): Collection consists of interviews and associated items conducted by Gina Kinchlow with two African American women, Carolyn Kay (Williams) Alexander and Vivian (Johnson) Glass. They discuss a variety of topics, including education, family, social life, segregation, and 'Juneteenth,' or Emancipation Day, celebrations in Texas. Includes transcript and tape summary for Alexander interview and a tape summary only for the Glass interview. The collection also contains supplemental materials such as genealogical data, maps, photocopies of family photos and family photographs. This project was completed as a requirement for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University in 1984.

Date(s): 1984

Digital Status: No

Existing IDs: FA 4

Extent: 1 box (11 folders, 29 items)

Finding Aid: Finding aid is available at repository.

Language: English

Interviewees: Carolyn Kay (Williams) Alexander, Vivian (Johnson) Glass.

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights

Subjects:

African American women--Texas
African Americans--Social conditions
African Americans--Social life and customs
African Americans--Texas
Civil rights movements--Texas
School integration
Segregation
Texas--Race relations

Genres:

Interviews
Manuscripts
Photographs
Sound recordings
Transcripts

 

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