Oral history interview with Katushka Olave, December 9, 1998

Oral history interview with Katushka Olave, December 9, 1998

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Creator:Olave, Katushka
Creator:Rouverol, Alicia J., 1961-
Title:Oral history interview with Katushka Olave, December 9, 1998
Date:1998 Dec. 9
Description:

Inspired by the leftist political traditions of her native Bolivia and by her mother's political activism, Katushka Olave brought her devotion to social and racial justice to Durham, North Carolina. There she worked to promote these values through volunteering and work in community organizations. In this interview, she shares her opinions on social activism, aid organizations, and Latino cultural identity. Olave offers insight into race, identity, and activism, including her effort to bridge the gap between the African-American and Latino communities in Durham.

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Types:Transcripts | Sound recordings | Oral histories
Subjects:Olave, Katushka | Hispanic American women--North Carolina--Durham | Social reformers--North Carolina--Durham | Hispanic Americans--North Carolina--Durham--Political activity | African Americans--North Carolina--Durham--Relations with Hispanic Americans | Community-based social services--North Carolina--Durham | Durham (N.C.) | Durham County (N.C.)
Collection:
Institution:Documenting the American South (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
Contributors:Southern Oral History Program | University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Documenting the American South (Project) | University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library | Oral histories of the American South (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Documenting the American South (Project))
Online Publisher:[Chapel Hill, N.C.] : University Library, UNC-Chapel Hill. | 2007
Original Material:

Title from menu page (viewed on Nov. 25, 2008).

Interview participants: Katushka Olave, interviewee; Alicia Rouverol, interviewer.

Duration: 01:01:36.

This electronic edition is part of the UNC-Chapel Hill digital library, Documenting the American South. It is a part of the collection Oral histories of the American South.

Text encoded by Jennifer Joyner. Sound recordings digitized by Aaron Smithers.

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Forms part of Oral histories of the American South collection.

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