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Myrtle Gonza Glascoe oral history interview conducted by Dwandalyn Reece in Capitol Heights, Maryland, 2010-11-17

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Creator:Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
Creator:Glascoe, Myrtle Gonza
Creator:Reece, Dwandalyn R.
Title:Myrtle Gonza Glascoe oral history interview conducted by Dwandalyn Reece in Capitol Heights, Maryland, 2010-11-17
Date:2010 Nov. 17
Description:

Myrtle Gonza Glascoe recalls growing up in Washington, D.C., attending Howard University and the University of Pennsylvania, and her early career in education and social work. She remembers joining the Baltimore Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), moving to California, and her work as a Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) Field Secretary in West Point, Mississippi and Phillips County, Arkansas, where she worked closely with Howard Himmelbaum and Gertrude Jackson. She also discusses her work as the director of the Avery Research Center and her opinions on the education of African Americans.

Types:Oral histories (document genres) | Interviews | InteractiveResource
Subjects:Jackson, Gertrude Newsome, 1923- | Himmelbaum, Howard | Civil rights movements--United States | African American civil rights workers--Interviews | Civil rights movements--Arkansas | Civil rights movements--Mississippi | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | Avery Research Center | Congress of Racial Equality | Capitol Heights (Md.) | Prince George's County (Md.)
Collection:Civil Rights History Project
Institution:Library of Congress
Contributors:American Folklife Center
Original Material:

Civil Rights History Project, (U.S.) (AFC 2010/039), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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Forms part of online collection: Civil Rights History Project

Persistent Link to Item:http://www.loc.gov/item/afc2010039_crhp0003/