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This interview is one of a series conducted concerning West Virginia community organizations. Edna Duckworth discusses: her family; Barnette school (a school for African-Americans, which she attended; it was formerly Douglass School); racial integration; sports; a brief mention of St. Joe; Douglass School becoming a national historical site; a Lyceum course; individuals such as S.E. Wade, Lavinia Norman, Frances Woods, Marion Anderson, Martha Ellen, Lories Elizabeth Davis, Chauncey Brown, Henry McClain, William Marshall, Helen Branch, Thelma Butterworth, Carter G. Woodson, and others; speakers and entertainers brought to the school; a child care center; the Lanham Fund; the Red Feather organization; volunteer work; and some anecdotes.
Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-365.
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Marshall University Special Collections, OH64-365, Huntington, WV.