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Interview with Louise Williams – ca. 1984 - 1985

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Title: Interview with Louise Williams – ca. 1984 - 1985.
Name(s): Williams, Louise (Interviewee)
Evans, Arthur Dr. (Interviewer)
Boca Raton Historical Society
Type of Resource: sound recording
Genre: Interviews
Oral Histories
Date Created: 1984-1985
Date Issued: 1984-1985
Publisher: Florida Atlantic University Digital Library
Physical Form: audio/mp3
Extent: 00:54:49
Language(s): English
Identifier: FA00000314 (IID)
Note(s): This interview is one in a series conducted from 1984-85 by sociologist Dr. Arthur Evans of Florida Atlantic University. The information gathered from these interviews was used for the compilation of “Pearl City, An Analysis of the Folk History,” by Sharon Wells, The Spanish River Papers, v. XV (1986-87) and the book Pearl City, Florida: A Black Community Remembers, by Dr. Arthur S. Evans, Jr. and David Lee (1990). In 1958 white resident Alan Alford and his wife, Lenore, established their home in Boca Raton. From 1960 – 66 Al served as Assistant City Manager of Boca Raton; 1966 – 1972 as City Manager; and held office as Mayor from 1973 – 1975 as a member of the “Three A’s” in the city’s government: Al Alford, Bill Archer and Dave Ashe. For additional information concerning Pearl City go the Boca Raton Historical Society’s website, select the Boca Raton’s History page, then select Spanish River, Vol. 15.
Subject(s): Oral histories -- Florida
Pearl City (Boca Raton, Fla.) -- History
Oral history
Culture -- Study and teaching -- Interviews
African Americans -- Florida -- History
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Host Institution: FAU

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