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Mr. & Mrs. Warner Terrell, June 5, 1973

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Creator:Terrell, Warner, 1909-1987
Creator:Terrell, Warner, Mrs.
Title:Mr. & Mrs. Warner Terrell, June 5, 1973
Date:1973 June 5
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Oral history interview with Mr. and Mrs. Warner Terrell of Boise, Idaho. TAPE 1, SIDE A: 0 - 5 She has been in Boise since 1932. He was born in Boise in 1909. Family background. Her family traveled with Brigham Young to Utah. 5 - 9

Black churches in Boise. She grew up in the Mormon religion, but later became Methodist. Black social organizations and clubs. Blacks generally lived across the tracks. 9 - 14 No segregation in the schools. Blacks in the schools. Well- known blacks from the community. 14 - 18 Maintain contacts with relatives. Other black families in the Boise area. Entertainment. Black baseball team, the Boise Monarchs. Famous singers and dancers from Boise. 18 - 23 Job opportunities for blacks have opened up. Many worked for hotels in town. Many rich people in Boise. 23 - 27

Most blacks were Republicans. Not many black city workers or politicians in the area. TAPE 1, SIDE B: 0 - 4 Blacks in surrounding areas. Contact with other ethnic groups. Tracy Thompson, the cowboy. 5 - 8 Feelings about living in Boise. Changes for blacks.

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Types:Sound
Subjects:Terrell, Warner, 1909-1987 | Terrell, Warner, Mrs. | Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 | Thompson, Tracy, d. 1930 | Oral history--United States | African Americans--Idaho--Boise | Family--History | Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints | Mormons--Utah | Mormons--Idaho--Boise | African American Mormons--Utah | African American Mormons--Idaho--Boise | Mormon Church--Utah | Mormon Church--Idaho--Boise | Methodists--Idaho--Boise | African American Methodists--Idaho--Boise | Methodist Church--Idaho--Boise | African Americans--Religion | African American churches--Idaho--Boise | Churches--Idaho--Boise | Pioneers--Utah | African American pioneers--Idaho | Clubs--Idaho--Boise | Societies--Idaho--Boise | African Americans--Societies, etc. | Housing--Idaho--Boise | African Americans--Housing--Idaho--Boise | Dwellings--Idaho--Boise | African Americans--Dwellings--Idaho--Boise | African American neighborhoods--Idaho--Boise | Ethnic neighborhoods--Idaho--Boise | Neighborhood--Idaho--Boise | Community life--Idaho--Boise | Civic leaders--Idaho--Boise | African American civic leaders--Idaho--Boise | Public schools--Idaho--Boise | Schools--Idaho--Boise | African American entertainers--Idaho--Boise | Entertainers--Idaho--Boise | African Americans--Music | Music--Idaho--Boise | African American musicians--Idaho--Boise | Musicians--Idaho--Boise | African American singers--Idaho--Boise | Singers--Idaho--Boise | African American dancers--Idaho--Boise | Dancers--Idaho--Boise | African Americans--Recreation | Recreation--Idaho--Boise | African American baseball players--Idaho--Boise | Baseball players--Idaho--Boise | Baseball teams--Idaho--Boise | Sports--Idaho--Boise | African Americans--Sports | Boise Monarchs (Baseball team) | Hotels--Idaho--Boise--Employees | Hotels--Idaho--Boise | Bellhops--Idaho--Boise | Porters--Idaho--Boise | Railroads--Idaho--Boise--Employees | African American railroad employees--Idaho--Boise | African Americans--Employment | Politicians--Idaho--Boise | African American politicians--Idaho--Boise | African Americans--Politics and government | Republican Party (Idaho) | Political parties--Idaho--Boise | Boise (Idaho)--Politics and government--20th century | Job vacancies--Idaho--Boise | Rich people--Idaho--Boise | Cowboys--Idaho | African American cowboys--Idaho | Rodeo performers--Idaho | African American rodeo performers--Idaho | Boise (Idaho) | Ada County (Idaho) | Utah
Collection:Black Oral History Collection
Institution:Washington State University's Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Contributors:Washington State University. Library. Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Online Publisher:[Spokane, Wash.] : Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries | 2002
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Black Oral History Interviews, 1972-1974, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University

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Forms part of online collection: Black Oral History Interviews Collection.

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