Nilon Nancy


Title
Nilon Nancy
Creator:
Nilon, Nancy(Mildred), 1920-, interviewee; Gage, Margo, interviewer;
Date Recorded:
2001
Date digitized:
Length of interview:
Description:

African American community in Boulder.
Bringing up African American children in Boulder.
Changes in race relations over time in Boulder.
Childhood in Montgomery, Alabama (family history and traditions, schooling, recreational activities, facilities for African Americans in the 1920s and 1930s, separate hospital, no public high school).
Freedom School.
Husband as first African American professor at CU.
Life in Boulder since 1956.
Reluctance of some people to sell houses to African Americans in Boulder in the 1950s.
United Black Women of Boulder Valley.
Work as a librarian at University of Colorado-Boulder (head of reference department, assistant director for public services).

Subject:
Nilon, Charles H. Jr.
Nilon, Charles H., 1916-1991.
Nilon, Nancy (Mildred), 1920-.
African Americans Social conditions.
African Americans Colorado Boulder History.
Libraries Colorado Boulder.
Race relations Colorado Boulder
Language:
eng
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Notes:
Local call number:
OH1311
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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