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Determined advocate for racial equality : oral history transcript / and related material, 1977-1979.
BANC CD 230: 1-16; BANC MSS 80/64 c v.1; Phonotape 1198 A; Phonotape 3377 C: 1-16; ...
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Title:

Determined advocate for racial equality : oral history transcript: and related material, 1977-1979
Women in politics oral history series

Creator/Contributor:

Albrier, Frances Mary, 1898-1987, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Acty, Ruth, 1913-1998

Creator/Contributor:

Morrison, Velma Ford.

Creator/Contributor:

Chall, Malca, interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Black Women Oral History Project.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Comments on growing up in Tuskegee, Alabama, with her grandmother, a former slave; education at Tuskegee Institute and Howard University; move to Berkeley, Calif. in 1920; the local black community and patterns of discrimination; labor organizing activities and political action on behalf of employment opportunities for blacks; participation in civil rights programs; election to Alameda County Democratic Central Committee, 1938; black leaders; Berkeley schools and politics; women's clubs and other civic organizations; community projects in Berkeley; etc.
With this: scrapbook, with mounted clippings, letters, photographs, awards, etc., and as v. 3, a box, with letters, clippings and miscellaneous papers providing additional documentation on Mrs. Albrier's career.

Date:

1977 (issued)

Contents:

Phonotapes : Reel 1: Dec. 7, 1977. Track 1: 1027 ft., track 2: 1041 ft. -- Reel 2: Dec. 14, 1977. Track 1: 1020 ft., track 2: 1036 ft. -- Reel 3: Jan. 12, 1978. Track 1: 1033 ft., track 2: 1040 ft. -- Reel 4: Jan. 19, 1978. Track 1: 1032 ft., track 2: 917 ft. -- Reel 5: Feb. 7, 1978. Track 1: 988 ft., track 2: 608 ft. -- Reel 6: Mar. 1, 1978. Track 1: 953 ft., track 2: 985 ft. -- Reel 7: Mar. 2, 1978. Track 1: 970 ft., track 2: 971 ft. -- Reel 8: Mar. 2, 1978. Track 1: 983 ft., track 2: 716 ft. Static problems on portions of some reels.

Subject:

Democratic Party (Calif.)
African American women -- California
Slavery -- United States
Politic activists -- California -- Alameda County
Discrimination in employment -- California
African Americans -- California
Labor unions -- United States
Civil rights -- California
Schools -- California -- Berkeley
African American women political activists -- Interviews
Berkeley (Calif.) -- Politics and government
California -- Politics and government

Note:

Mary Frances Albrier ; tape recorded interview conducted by Malca Chall in 1977-1978. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, California and for the Black Women Oral History Project, Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College, 1979 :
Included in: Women in politics oral history project.
Introductions by Ruth Acty and Velma Ford.
Copies of photographs and of documentary material inserted.
Also available online.
Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library. Duplicate transcript.
Copyright by The Regents of the University of California. This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
3 photographs transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 1980.105--PIC).

Type:

Scrapbooks.
Awards.
Oral histories.
Clippings.
Photographs.

Physical Description:

print
1 v. ([45], xvii, 308 p.) ; 28 cm.
1 box and 1 oversize vol.
8 sound tape reels : analog, 3 3/4 ips, 2 track ; 5 in.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z2461
BANC CD 230: 1-16
BANC MSS 80/64 c v.1
Phonotape 1198 A
Phonotape 3377 C: 1-16
BANC MSS 80/64 c v.3
BANC MSS 80/64 c v.2
BANC MSS 80/64 c

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

Copyright by The Regents of the University of California. This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Related Item:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z2461