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An Interview With Mamie Hughes
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TitleAn Interview With Mamie Hughes
AbstractInterviewer: 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.
NotesListed 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.
Date1976-05-05
SourceKansas City Public Library; Black Archives of Mid-America, Inc.
LocationSC69-2, Tape 33, CD 33 (2 parts)
Local SubjectOral History
Hughes, Mamie
Politics
African Americans
Item TypeArchival Material
TranscriptionSynopsis 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 ItemYou may come to the Missouri Valley Room to listen to the interview.
Item ID210234
CONTENTdm number36295
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