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|Creator:||Interviewee: Perkins, Ellen Stevens|
|Creator:||Interviewer: Osa, Mateo|
|Title:||Interview with Ellen Perkins, December 16, 1980|
Ellen Perkins discusses her employment history as a domestic servant in Boise, Idaho. She talks about the demographics and social classes of the African American community in Boise and her husband's experience with housing discrimination. Perkins also describes social activities and the role of the church and NAACP in the African American community. The transcript includes a two page tape summary of the interview. To listen to an audio clip from the Arsen and Eugene Alzola interview click on the URL address link below.
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|Types:||Transcripts | Oral histories|
|Subjects:||Perkins, Ellen Stevens | African Americans--Idaho--Boise | African American women--Employment--Idaho--Boise | Social classes--Idaho--Boise | Discrimination in housing--Idaho--Boise | Oral History--Idaho--Boise | African Americans--Religion | African Americans--Social life and customs | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | Boise (Idaho) | Ada County (Idaho)|
|Collection:||Columbia River Basin Ethnic History Project|
|Institution:||Washington State University's Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections|
|Contributors:||Washington State University Vancouver Information Services | Idaho State Historical Society|
|Online Publisher:||[Spokane, Wash.] : Washington State University|
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To obtain a copy of this item, or request permission to publish, contact the Idaho State Historical Society Library and Archives, 450 N. Fourth St., Boise, ID 83702, 208-334-3356.
From the Columbia River Basin Ethnic History project (Washington State University)
|Persistent Link to Item:||http://kaga.wsulibs.wsu.edu/u?/imls_3,831|