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Overcoming barriers in education : an interview conducted by Gabrielle Morris in 1984 and 1985., 1984-1985
1 volume (.25 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 420

Abstract:
Oral history interview (transcript) with teacher and administrator Ida Louise Jackson speaking of her background, family and early education as an african american in Mississippi and Louisiana; her experiences as an undergraduate at the University of California; founding of Alpha Kappa Alpha, in 1921 - the first sorority for black women in the western United States; and her teaching experiences in Oakland, CA.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

The papers are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection.

Restrictions on use:

This transcript was published as Overcoming barriers in education (Berkeley, Calif. : Regional Oral History Office, Bancroft Library, Univ. of California, c1990). It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights. Permission to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use" must also be obtained from the Sophia Smith Collection as owners of the physical property.

Sophia Smith Collection
Smith College
Northampton, MA

Biographical Note

Ida Louise Jackson was born on 12 Oct 1902 in Vicksburg, Mississippi. She earned a B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley in 1922, a M.A. in 1923, and completed Ph.D. coursework at the Teachers College of Columbia University. She was a te acher and administrator.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Transcript of an oral history interview with Ida Louise Jackson, speaking of her background, family and early education in Mississippi and Louisiana, before the family's move to California. She relates her experiences as an undergraduate at the University of California; the founding of Alpha Kappa Alpha, in 1921 - the first sorority for Black women in the western United States; and her teaching experiences in Oakland, CA [Description taken from University of California, Berkeley, Library Catalog].

The interview was conducted by Gabrielle Morris, 1984-85, as part of the University of California's Black Alumni Series undertaken by the Bancroft Library at the University of California at Berkeley. Published as Overcoming Barriers in Education (1990).

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Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

The papers are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection.

Restrictions on use:

This transcript was published as Overcoming barriers in education (Berkeley, Calif. : Regional Oral History Office, Bancroft Library, Univ. of California, c1990). It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights. Permission to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use" must also be obtained from the Sophia Smith Collection as owners of the physical property.

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Overcoming barriers in education : an interview conducted by Gabrielle Morris in 1984 and 1985., Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College, Northampton, Mass.

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Language
English
Sponsor
Encoding funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.


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Subjects
  • African American women--Education--History--20th century--Sources
  • Jackson, Ida Louise, 1902-

Contributors
  • Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office
  • Morris, Gabrielle S.
  • Wilson, Garff B.


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