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Interview with Julie Hunter – ca. 2008

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Title: Interview with Julie Hunter – ca. 2008.
Name(s): Hunter, Julie, creator
Dominguez-Karimi, Rebecca, creator
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Oral Histories
Date Issued: 2008-02-07
Publisher: Florida Atlantic University Libraries’ Digital Library [digital object]
Extent: 1 sound recording: digital. Transcript (ca. 101 p.): digital.
Language(s): English
Identifier: 79445 (digitool), FADT79445 (IID), fau:13202 (fedora)
Note(s): The interview recounts Mrs. Hunter’s childhood in Summerville, South Carolina amid the racial tensions of segregation and Ku Klux Klan. At the age of seventeen, she married and had her first child. Mrs. Hunter graduated from high school and continued her education at Clafin College graduating with a 4.0 grade average and a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics. In college, Mrs. Hunter became a member of the NAACP and later during the Civil Rights Movement she worked alongside Ruby Hurley and Medgar Evers. In 1965, Mrs. Hunter earned her Master’s degree in Library and Science and has worked extensively in her field. In fact, she was the head of Head of the Atlanta-Fulton Library System and opened the second and third African American libraries in the U.S. Currently, Mrs. Hunter serves as the Broward County Library’s Associate Director for Public Services and Interim Director for the African American Research Library and Cultural Center.
Subject(s): Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Evers, Medgar Wiley 1925-1963
Ku Klux Klan
Civil rights movements -- South Carolina -- History -- 20th century
South Carolina -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century
Oral histories --Florida.
Oral history
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