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Document Details


Title: Audrey Austin
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Archives
Collection: Oral History of the Public School Principalship
Description: This interview was with Mrs. Audrey Austin, former principal of J. C. Sawyer Elementary School, from 1967-1977. Mrs. Austin was the first female principal in Pasquotank County. The interview also revealed information about school integration, teacher shortages, and an innovative building program. The interview took place on January 12, 1987, at her home on Rivershore Road in Elizabeth City, N.C. She was quite candid and frank and vividly recalled dates, names, and interesting situations
Extent: 25 pages
URL: http://scholar.lib.vt.edu/faculty_archives/principalship/a/101austin.html
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1987 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Austin, Audrey
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker place of birth: Rowan County, NC; North Carolina; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Educational administrator
Document date: 12-Jan-1987
Locations discussed: Colorado; District of Columbia; Maryland; North America; North Carolina; Ohio; Pennsylvania; United States; Virginia; West Virginia; Wisconsin
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Colorado; District of Columbia; Education; Elementary school principals--United States; High school principals--United States; Maryland; Middle school principals--United States; North America; North Carolina; Ohio; Oral history; Pennsylvania; Public schools; School boards; School districts; School principals; United States; Virginia; West Virginia; Wisconsin
Topics discussed - Other terms: Education; Experiences; Memories; Principals; Schools
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0022641-24048