Rondo Oral History Project: Interview with Dr. Constance Raye Jones Price

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Titles Rondo Oral History Project: Interview with Dr. Constance Raye Jones Price
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Connie Jones Price shares how her grandfather was routinely fired for not being part of a union but he was not allowed to join the union because he was black. Her grandmother worked at the packing plants, one of the few places blacks could work. She grew up with all black neighbors who have college degrees and was raised with a definitive sense of quality in her education and possessions. Dr. Price went on to receive her PhD in her adult life but faced discrimination in finding employment that represented her abilities. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Difficulties she and her grandparents faced throughout their lifetime due to discrimination; growing up with all black neighbors who had college degrees; landscape of Oatmeal Hill and daily life of her youth; participation in community centers and church; being raised with emphasis on education; finding employment that represented her abilities.
Quantity 3 sound cassette
93 pages transcript
5 audio files
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 02:48:16 running time
Creation Interviewer: Cavett, Kate
Interviewer: Zielinski, Kimberly K.
Interviewee: Price, Dr. Constance Raye Jones
Made in: Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 02/24/2003 - 03/14/2003 (Interviews conducted 2/24/2003 and 3/14/2003.)
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 110.25 (Library Call Number)
AV2007.22.25 (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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