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Title Interview with Betty Welch
Reference 2011.07.14 CD 01
Library 5th of July Resource Center for Self-Determination & Freedom, Weeksville Heritage Center
Collection Name 2011 Weeksville Oral History Series, Weeksville Oral History Collection
Collection Overview The 2011 Oral History Collection provides information on the individuals associated with Historic Weeksville and Brooklyn. They document Weeksville and Brooklyn personal histories and memories from the early 1900s.
Date 9 Aug 2011
Description Betty Walch was a member of the society that took an interest in the history of Weeksville, and here details her time involved and the people who took part, as well as touching on other issues of the day such as desegregation and schooling.
Document Type Oral History (Audio)
Theme(s) Education and Training; Organisations, Associations and Societies
Keywords schools, family, desegregation, education, university, poverty, community protest, employment, students, equality, civil rights, heritage preservation, integration, community development, wages, property, womanhood, unionism, community organisations
Places Weeksville, Brooklyn, New York
People Kennedy, John F; Kennedy, Jacqueline; Kennedy, Robert; King, Martin Luther, Jr; Vann, Albert; Weusi, Jitu; Maynard, Joan; Hurley, James
Organisations/Associations Bedford-Stuyvesant Youth-In-Action (YIA); Society for the Preservation of Weeksville and Bedford-Stuyvesant History; African-American Teachers Association (ATA)
Note Please note that some of the metadata for this document has been drawn from the catalogue of Weeksville Heritage Center.
Name Welch, Betty
Interviewer Greenidge, Kaitlyn
Date of Recording 9 Aug 2011
Duration 01:47:01
Copyright 5th of July Resource Center for Self-Determination & Freedom, Weeksville Heritage Center