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Melvina Squires papers

Repository: University of Washington. Special Collections Division

Collection Description (CRHP): In 1964, Melvina Squires co-founded the Seattle branch of the Catholic Interracial Council; her late husband, Bernard Squires, had served as director of the Urban League from 1939 to 1943. Mrs. Squires also served as president of the local chapter of the NAACP in Seattle. In this interview, she discusses African Americans, race relations, and discrimination in employment in Seattle, among other topics.

Collection Description (Extant): Tape recorded interview conducted by Howard Droker and Rocky Friedman on 9 May 1973.

Collection URL: http://catalog.lib.washington.edu/record=b5329618~S6 External Link

Date(s): 1973

Digital Status: No

Existing IDs: OCLC # 123949903

Extent: 2 items

Language: English

Interviewees: Melvina Squires

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

Subjects:

African Americans--Civil rights--Washington (State)
African Americans--Washington (State)
Catholics
Civil rights movements--Washington (State)
Civil rights--Religious aspects--Catholic Church
Discrimination in employment
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Seattle Branch
Washington (State)--Race relations

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings

 

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