Authors

Ancella Bickley

Interviewer

Crystal Lunsford, Dr. Lynda Ann Ewen, Dr. Dolores Johnson, Beth Jarvey Upton, Rachel Luther, Serena Structure, & Tamara Martin

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Description

This interview is one of series conducted concerning the Oral History of Appalachia. This interview was part of a project titled "The Contributions of African-American Women in West Virginia." Dr. Bickley discusses: her personal history and childhood; her family (including how it conflicted with her professional life); her education (including an aunt who was a teacher, another teacher named Mrs. Mae D. Brown, and degrees from West Virginia State College and Marshall University); integration in education; her experiences as a student and as a professor; her employment history; church; projects she was involved in; her role in bringing the Carter G. Woodson statue to Huntington; plays & stories she was writing; people who served as role models to her; her experiences at Douglass High School; her involvement in history & oral history projects; discrimination she' faced; the military (including missile defense systems); race relations in Germany and the United States; the Civil Rights Movement; her views on youth and problems of the time; and numerous other topics as well.

Publication Date

1997

Identifier

OH64-675

Type

Text

Library of Congress Subjects

Bickley, Ancella, 1930- -- Autobiography.
Douglass High School (Huntington, W.Va.) -- Oral histories.
Marshall University -- Oral histories.
West Virginia State College (Institute, W. Va.) -- Oral histories.
Farm life -- West Virginia -- Oral histories.

Comments

Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-675.

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Oral History Interview: Ancella Bickley

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