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Catalog Number CC2014.14.1
Title Educating Hampton's Youths: Hampton Educators Who Have Made a Difference
Credit line Courtesy of Kathleen P. Brown, Ruthann Kellum, Betty Peters, and Gloria F. Pressley.
Collection Oral History Collection
Object Type Digital Gift
Date 2014
Narrator's name Kathleen P. Brown, Ruthann Kellum, Betty Peters, and Gloria F. Pressley
Description/Scope & Content Oral history panel interview with narrators Kathleen P. Brown, Ruthann Kellum, Betty Peters, and Gloria F. Pressley, at Our Story, Our Time Oral History Forum event, February 27, 2014, at Hampton History Museum Great Hall. Narrators describe their careers at several public schools in Hampton, including Thorpe Junior High School, Willis Elementary School, Langley Elementary School, and Phoebus Elementary School. Narrators also describe teaching philosophy, experiences in segregated schools and the integration process, and school officials including C. Alton Lindsay, Mary E. Johnson, Hunter B. Andrews, and Alice Moore.
Interviewer Cobb, Mike
Interview date 2014-02-27
Interview place Great Hall, Hampton History Museum
Length of Interview 01:11:31
Extent of Description Master video file (mp4)
Web access video file (mp4)
People Pressley, Gloria F.
Peters, Betty H., Dr.
Kellum, Ruthann N.
Brown, Kathleen P.
Lindsay, C. Alton
Johnson, Mary E.
Andrews, Hunter Booker
Moore, Alice
Topics Education/Schools
Civil Rights (Segregation/Integration/Jim Crow)
Place Names District08--Downtown
Structure--Hampton High Sch. (1922-1958; Thorpe JHS)
Structure--West End Academy (HHS/Willis)
District04--N.KingSt./Willow Oaks
Structure--Langley Elementary School
Structure--Phoebus Graded School
Site--Phoebus Historic District
Notes Oral history interviews are the personal memories and reflections of the narrator, and the Hampton History Museum cannot guarantee the accuracy of an interview's content. The views and opinions expressed by the narrator are not necessarily those of the Hampton History Museum or City of Hampton.

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