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Document Details


Title: Betty Coleman Times
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Marin County Free Library. Civic Center Branch. Anne T. Kent California Room
Collection: Carla Ehat Oral History Program for the Anne T. Kent California Room
Description: The daughter of a Louisiana cotton farmer, Betty tells of her years of public service, starting as a typist for the Marin County Free Library where she ultimately became a major department head. In 1978 she became the County’s Director of Citizen's Services. Betty’s public career included serving as President three times on the Sausalito School Board, a founding member of the Marin County Commission on the Status of Women, President of the Marin NWPC and its national Vice-President, Chair of the Marin Democratic Central Committee, board member of Marin General Hospital, and service on numerous local and regional boards. After retiring from county government, Betty became Administrative Director of the Marin City Project where she worked to improve the conditions of Marin City's residents.
URL: http://www.co.marin.ca.us/depts/lb/main/crm/oralhistories/btimesft.html
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1980 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Times, Betty Coleman, 1939-2001
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1939
Speaker race: Black
Speaker occupation: City administrator; Typist
Age at speaking: 41
Document date: 28-Mar-1980
Interviewer: Ehat, Carla; Kent, Anne
Locations discussed: California; Marin County, CA; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: California; California--History; Community; Local history; Marin County (Calif.)--History; Marin County, CA; North America; Oral history; United States
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0029627-32860