Rondo Oral History Project: Interview with Kathryn Coram Gagnon

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Titles Rondo Oral History Project: Interview with Kathryn Coram Gagnon
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Kathryn Coram Gagnon grew up in the Rondo community. She was a light skinned black person and experienced discrimination in Minnesota. Kathryn attended the University High School and participated in sports at the Hallie Q. Brown Community Center and Saint Philips Episcopal Church. She graduated from Mount Holyoke College, received several masters degrees, and was a successful school administrator. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Experience of growing up in the Rondo neighborhood; facing discrimination in Minnesota; opportunity to attend University High School and go on to college; musical scene in Rondo.
Quantity 2 sound cassette
91 pages transcript
4 audio files
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 02:49:09 running time
Creation Interviewer: Cavett, Kate
Interviewee: Gagnon, Kathryn Coram
Made in: Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 04/01/2004 - 04/16/2004 (Interviews conducted 4/1/2004 and 4/16/2004.)
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 110.12 (Library Call Number)
AV2007.22.12 (Accession Number)
More Info Collection Finding Aid
MNHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Rondo Oral History Project'


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