Matthews, Carole L.


Title
Matthews, Carole L.
Creator:
Matthews, Carole L., interviewee; Hagen, Kelly, interviewer;
Date Recorded:
2001
Date digitized:
Length of interview:
Description:

People: John H. Wagner, Jessie Fordham Wagner

 

Places: Boulder

 

Topics: childhood in Washington, D.C. and rural Pennsylvania, great-grandmother Louise, difficulties of raising black children in Boulder, teaching African American literature at CU and at Boulder High School, experience of being an African American woman teaching in Boulder, comments on marriage, religion and spirituality, Equal Opportunity Program (EOP) at CU, how she was named, children’s stories written by interviewee, family history, Boulder in the 1970s, husband’s work in the minority education program at CU, experiences of African American high school girls in Boulder, ways in which Boulder is a good place to raise children, memories of racial discrimination during her childhood, educating her granddaughter about civil rights history.

 

Subject:
Matthews, Carole L.
African American teachers Colorado Boulder.
African American women Colorado Boulder.
African Americans Social conditions.
African Americans Colorado Boulder Biography.
School children Colorado Boulder.
Teachers Colorado Boulder.
Boulder (Colo.) History.
United States Race relations.
Language:
eng
Original Format:
Notes:
Available on CD.
Local call number:
OH1310
Copyright:
Copyright restrictions applying to the use or reproduction of oral history interviews are available from the Carnegie Branch Library for Local History/Boulder Public Library.
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