Interview with Clara Garrett Jenkins, 2009 October 19

Collection:
Cobb NAACP/Civil Rights Series
Title:
Interview with Clara Garrett Jenkins, 2009 October 19
Creator:
Sandlin, Erin
Contributor to Resource:
Jenkins, Clara Garrett, 1930-
Scott, Thomas Allan, 1943-
Publisher:
Interview with Clara Garrett Jenkins, 2009-10-19, Cobb NAACP/Civil Rights series, 2009-2010, Kennesaw State University Oral History Project, 1973- , KSU/45/05/001, Kennesaw State University Archives.
Date of Original:
2009-10-19
Subject:
Cobb County (Ga.)--Social life and customs
African American women civil rights workers--Georgia--Cobb County--Interviews
Oral histories
Transcripts
Jenkins, Clara Garrett, 1930- --Interviews
WellStar Kennestone Hospital (Marietta, Ga.)--History
People:
Jenkins, Clara Garrett, 1930-
Location:
United States, Georgia, Cobb County, Marietta, 33.952602, -84.5499327
Medium:
oral histories (literary works)
Type:
Text
Format:
application/pdf
Description:
Clara Garrett Jenkins was born in the Happy Flat section of Marietta, Georgia, and grew up in the Baptist Town area. She attended Morris Brown College in Atlanta, Georgia, and graduated in 1951 from the Freedman's Hospital School of Nursing in Washington, D.C., which later became the Howard University Division of Nursing. Mrs. Jenkins returned to Marietta and immediately began work at Kennestone Hospital, which was segregated at the time. She was active in the National Congress of Colored Parents and Teachers, Black PTA, during segregation, as well as the Parent Teacher Association after integration.
Interviewed by Erin Sandlin in Marietta, Georgia on October 19, 2009.
Local Identifier:
ksu-45-05-001-07033
Metadata URL:
http://hdl.handle.net/11360/276
Language:
eng
Rights Holder:
The digital reproductions on this site are provided for research consultation and scholarly purposes only. To request permission to publish, reproduce, publicly display, broadcast, or distribute this material in any format outside of fair use please contact the Kennesaw State University Archives.
Holding Institution:
Kennesaw State University. Department of Archives, Rare Books and Records Management
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