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Interview with Rubie Bond, February 18, 1976, Beloit, Wisconsin

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Bond, Rubie


Clem Imhoff interviews Rubie Bond on February 18, 1976 in Beloit, Wisconsin. The first of four interviews with Imhoff, Bond discusses her family background in Mississippi and the role of the church there. Bond also discusses her time as a student at Beloit College and segregation in Beloit. This oral history is part of a series of tape-recorded interviews conducted in 1976 by Clem Imhoff for the Beloit Bicentennial Commission with black and white residents of Beloit, Wisconsin, concerning migration of blacks to the city from Kentucky and Mississippi after World War I and their lives before and after the move. Included in the interviews are references to employment and labor problems at Fairbanks-Morse, education, churches, the Women's Community Club, Beloit College, and the local chapter of the NAACP.
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