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|Creator:||Crump, Maxine, 1946-|
|Creator:||T. Harry Williams Center for Oral History|
|Title:||Oral history interview, 1999|
|Date:||1992 July 8|
As an LSU Alumnae and first female African American to live in a LSU dorm, Maxine Crump, native of Maringouin, Louisiana, discusses background information; physical description of women in her family; compares and contrasts her mother and her grandmother; describes her appearance as a child; mother's obsession with making their home germ-free; describes the house that she grew up in; chores; describes her elementary school and her teachers; discusses importance of school; corporal punishment at school; cruelty of some of the teachers; building a new school for black children; contempt of teachers from urban areas for their ""country"" students; describes the beatings that her principal gave; discusses her parents desire for her and her siblings to receive an education; interest in acting; influence of television on her views of race relations; brother contracting spinal meningitis; summer school for Catholic children; impact of having an African American priest in an racially mixed parish; describes neighbors; African American voting in Iberville parish; parents' educational backgrounds; discusses segregation and her family's refusal to comply with it; decision to enroll at Louisiana State University; family's role in the civil rights movement; dating.
Interviewed by Pamela Dean, July 8, 1992.
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|Types:||Oral histories | Sound recordings | Transcripts | Sound | Text|
|Subjects:||Crump, Maxine, 1946- --Family | Crump, Maxine, 1946- | African American clergy--Louisiana--Baton Rouge | African American schools--Louisiana--Baton Rouge | African Americans--Segregation--Louisiana | African Americans--Suffrage--Louisiana | Catholic Church--Louisiana--Baton Rouge | Civil rights movements--Louisiana | Discrimination in education--Louisiana--Baton Rouge | Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.)--Alumni and alumnae | Louisiana--Race relations | Meningitis, Spinal--Louisiana | Race relations on television--United States | United States, Louisiana, Iberville Parish|
|Collection:||Integration and the Black Experience at LSU|
|Institution:||LSU Libraries Special Collections|
|Contributors:||LSU Libraries. Special Collections|
Integration and the Black Experience at LSU Collection (Louisiana State University)
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Forms part of the online collection, Integration and the Black Experience at LSU.
|Persistent Link to Item:||http://louisdl.louislibraries.org/cdm/ref/collection/IBE/id/28|