You are here

Interview with Hattie Mae Pompey – ca. 2004

Download pdf | Full Screen View

Date Issued:
2004-02-19
Title: Interview with Hattie Mae Pompey – ca. 2004.
101 views
1 downloads
Name(s): Pompey, Hattie Ruth (Interviewee), creator
Stein, Nancy (Interviewer), creator
Florida Atlantic University. Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters. Department of History.
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Oral Histories
Interviews
Date Issued: 2004-02-19
Publisher: Florida Atlantic University Libraries’ Digital Library [digital object]
Extent: 29p.
Language(s): English
Identifier: 72814 (digitool), FADT72814 (IID), fau:13172 (fedora)
Note(s): Hattie Ruth Pompey came to Delray Beach by train in 1926 with her parents, the Reverend John and Mary Keyes. Her father was called to Pastor the Mount Olive Baptist Church and her mother was the laundress for the Gulfstream Golf Club. Hattie Ruth attended Delray County Training School from kindergarten until graduation in the eighth grade and then Carver High School, all under the principal S.D. Spady. The family lived at the parsonage, next to the church until her marriage to H. Spencer Pompey. Mrs. Pompey graduated from Carver High School in 1941 along with 25 students. She attended college where she became a member of the A.K.A. Sorority. After college, Mrs. Pompey returned to Delray in 1945 to teach at Carver High School under the guidance of her mentor, S.D. Spady. The interview also covers topics, such as black and white relations, desegregation, and integration.
Subject(s): Delray Beach (Fla.)
African American
Carver High School
Oral histories --Florida
Oral history
Florida --Race relations
African Americans --Segregation --Florida --History --20th century
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fcla/dt/72814
Owner Institution: FAU
Title: Interview with Hattie Mae Pompey – ca. 2004.
Name(s): Pompey, Hattie Ruth (Interviewee), creator
Stein, Nancy (Interviewer), creator
Florida Atlantic University. Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters. Department of History.
Type of Resource: mixed material
Genre: Oral Histories
Interviews
Date Issued: 2004-02-19
Date Issued: 2004-02-19
Publisher: Florida Atlantic University Libraries’ Digital Library [digital object]
Physical Form: pdf/mp3
Extent: 29p. : 02:07:03
Language(s): English
Identifier: 72814 (digitool), FADT72814p (IID)
Note(s): Hattie Ruth Pompey came to Delray Beach by train in 1926 with her parents, the Reverend John and Mary Keyes. Her father was called to Pastor the Mount Olive Baptist Church and her mother was the laundress for the Gulfstream Golf Club. Hattie Ruth attended Delray County Training School from kindergarten until graduation in the eighth grade and then Carver High School, all under the principal S.D. Spady. The family lived at the parsonage, next to the church until her marriage to H. Spencer Pompey. Mrs. Pompey graduated from Carver High School in 1941 along with 25 students. She attended college where she became a member of the A.K.A. Sorority. After college, Mrs. Pompey returned to Delray in 1945 to teach at Carver High School under the guidance of her mentor, S.D. Spady. The interview also covers topics, such as black and white relations, desegregation, and integration.
Subject(s): Delray Beach (Fla.)
African American
Carver High School
Oral histories --Florida
Oral history
Florida --Race relations
African Americans --Segregation --Florida --History --20th century
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fau/fd/FADT72814
Owner Institution: FAU