Dr. Barbara Ellen Smith
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This interview is one of series conducted concerning the Oral History of Appalachia. The subject of this interview is African-American students at Marshall University and the Supreme Court decision on integration of the 1960s. Sandra Page discusses: her family; her personal history; racism and discrimination; racial integration and its effects on students; her experiences as a Marshall student; Douglass High School; her employment; experiences at a two-room school she attended; church; the benefits of having a sense of community; her views on education; Huntington (WV) and problems she sees there; a play performed at Douglass High School and the band at the school; her inspiration for becoming a teacher; and other topics.
Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-687.
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Marshall University Special Collections, OH64-687, Huntington, WV.