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Nan Pendergrast interview

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Creator:Pendergrast, Nan, 1920-
Creator:Merritt, Carole
Title:Nan Pendergrast interview
Date:2006 Jan. 10

In this interview, Nan Pendergrast describes her involvement with the organization, Georgia Council on Human Relations, and their efforts to integrate public facilities in Atlanta, Georgia. She was also one of the founding members of Help Our Public Education (HOPE), and she became involved with the NAACP and the League of Women Voters. Pendergrast ends the interview by discussing her connection with the Vassar College Alumni Council.

Nan Pendergrast was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. She attended Vassar College in New York, returned to Atlanta after graduation, and became involved in several civic organizations.

Local identification number: VIS 180.022.001

Subjects:Pendergrast, Nan, 1920- | Young, Whitney | Goodwin, George | Paschall, Eliza | Freedman, Maxine | McGill, Ralph, 1898-1969 | Bright, George | Sibley, John | Martin, Jim | Jones, Harrison | White, Walter, 1893-1955 | African Americans--History | Civil Rights | Racism | School integration--Georgia--Atlanta | Help Our Public Education (Atlanta, Ga.) | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | Vassar College | League of Women Voters of Georgia | Coca-Cola Company | United States, Georgia, Atlanta Metropolitan Area, 33.799388, -84.392574
Collection:Voices Across The Color Line Oral History Collection, 2005-2006
Institution:Atlanta History Center
Contributors:Atlanta History Center
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MSS 990, Voices Across the Color Line oral history transcriptions, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center

Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, 130 West Paces Ferry RD, Atlanta, GA 30305

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