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Interview with Vallie Mae Bowman and daughter Louise Johnson

@ Western Carolina University

Crittenden, Lorraine


Vallie Mae Bowman is interviewed by Lorraine Crittenden on August 11, 1986 as a part of the Western North Carolina Tomorrow black oral history project. Bowman discusses her and siblings education levels, her parents during the depression, how they celebrated holidays, communities of Notlea and Texana, church background and conversion, dating/courting, black leaders not only for the Civil Rights Movement but also locally, "colored" hospitals, and more.
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Bowman, Vallie Mae, 1908-1989Johnson, Louise
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1986 08 11
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