|Title||An Interview With Mamie Hughes |
|Abstract||Interviewer: Edward Scott. Interview recorded May 5, 1976. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 2 sound discs; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to contents. |
|Notes||Listed under the category of politics. Mamie Hughes was born on May 3, 1929. In the interview she mentions her early life, coming to Kansas City in 1949. She also discusses her involvement in politics. |
|Source||Kansas City Public Library; Black Archives of Mid-America, Inc. |
|Location||SC69-2, Tape 33, CD 33 (2 parts) |
|Local Subject||Oral History|
|Item Type||Archival Material|
|Transcription||Synopsis of Interview:|
Born in Jacksonville, Florida, on May 3, 1929. She is 47 years old. Parents and conditions surrounding childhood. Remembers Mary McCloud Bethune. Education. Came to Kansas City in 1949.
Mrs. Hughes' return to Kansas City and her involvement in politics. Programs and requirements necessary to enter into politics. Growth and goals in politics for our community. District boundaries. Prospect re-assessment. Need for structures, like Model Cities. Women's contributions to politics.
|Access This Item||You may come to the Missouri Valley Room to listen to the interview. |
|Item ID||210234 |
|CONTENTdm number||36295 |