• Hattie Mae Yarborough, 2017

    In this"Chick History," Hattie Mae Yarborough talks about growing up in western Tennessee. She discusses the difficulties faced by black people trying to receive an education. Interview conducted in p…

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  • Berry Mitchell, 2017

    In this "Chick History," Berry Mitchell discusses her family history, more specifically her grandmother, Mary Adam Jones, and her great-aunt, Maggie White. Interview conducted in partnership with Chic…

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  • Johnnie Mae Peters, Civil Rights activist, 2004

    In this interview, Memphian Johnnie Mae Peters describes her long term cooperation and work with H.T. Lockard, the NAACP, the SCDC, and Sheriff William Norris. She recounts life in Memphis before dese…

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  • Gertrude Bridgeforth, 2017

    In this "Chick History," Gertrude Bridgeforth discusses her experience growing up in Hernando, Mississippi. She is a distinguished member of the NAACP. Interview conducted in partnership with Chick Hi…

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  • Vasco Smith, Shelby County Commissioner, 2004

    Here, interviewee and former Shelby County Commissioner Vasco Smith describes his long political career and his time as President of the Shelby County Democratic Club . He also talks about his support…

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  • Vasco Smith, Shelby County Commissioner, 2000

    In this interview with former Shelby County Commissioner and President of the SCDC Vasco Smith, he talks about the creation of the Memphis Community Relations Committee, the organization of sit-ins an…

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