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Frances Mary Albrier: Determined Advocate for Racial Equality

Interviewee(s):
Albrier, Frances Mary
Interviewer(s):
Chall, Malca
Title:
Frances Mary Albrier: Determined Advocate for Racial Equality
Abstract:
Childhood and education, Tuskegee, Alabama; Booker T. Washington and George Washington Carver; Howard University; move to Berkeley; organizing Pullman Car Porters and Maids, 1929-31; activities on behalf of employment opportunities for Negros: hiring Negro teachers in Berkeley, 1938-43; WWII and breakdown of racial barriers; Alameda County and Berkeley Democratic party politics, 1932-78; black civil rights and women's organizations, including nurses corps of Marcus Garvey movement; integrating white women's groups.
Subject area(s):
Politics, Law, and Policy
Advocacy and Philanthropy
Interview date(s):
1977 1978
Project:
Women Political Leaders
Oskicat record:
b11233975
Rights:
Albrier, Frances Mary. "Frances Mary Albrier: Determined Advocate for Racial Equality." Interview by Malca Chall in 1977 and 1978. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 1979.