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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Christia V. Adair
RLIN number: NXCP86-A3
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Black Women Oral History Project
Description: Family background; childhood in Edna, Texas; student at Sam Houston and Prairie View Colleges, 1910-15; teacher at Edna, 1915-18; marriage; work with Kingsville Sunday School, 1918-25; administrator of Houston branch of NAACP, 1950-59; race relations in Houston; impressions of Mayor Roy Hofheinz; Harrison County Democrats; membership in national and community organizations.
Extent: Transcript: 54 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact Schlesinger Library for information. Original oral history held by: Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College, Cambridge, MA 02138.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1977 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Adair, Christia V., 1893-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1893
Speaker occupation: Civil rights activist
Age at speaking: 84
Document date: 1977
Interviewer: Robinson, Dorothy R.
Organizations discussed: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Baltimore, MD
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African Americans--Education; Civil rights workers--United States; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Baltimore, MD; North America; Oral history; Race relations--United States; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Adair, Christia V., 1893-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0016617-12060