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Beulah Clark Dollar Oral History Interview 1989 October 14

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Creator: Dollar, Beulah Clark
Kuhn, Cliff
Title: Beulah Clark Dollar Oral History Interview 1989 October 14
Date: 1989 Oct. 14
Description: Local identification number: Dollar, BC_19891014_(P1989-16)

Beulah Clark Dollar was an NAACP leader from Telfair County. The interview was conducted at the annual state NAACP convention, Brunswick, Ga., October 13-14, 1989.

Among topics discussed: Early background; voter registration; Ruby Hurley; NAACP voting drives; attempts to have blacks named to county school board; Ronnie Walker; U.S. Department of Justice and rezoning voting districts; changing board member replacement laws; pressure on Dollar as a school teacher-activist; lack of control over the school board and local press; vote buying; election mismanagement; registration locations; ward elections and the city council; U.S. census; fighting against the one man county commission; black and white voting patterns; NAACP political forums; voting in Lumber City; white control over employment and its effect on voting patterns; improvements in black political status.

Subjects: Voter registration--Georgia | Race relations | Elections--Corrupt practices | Hurley, Ruby | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | Dollar, Beulah Clark
Contributors: Georgia State University. Libraries. Special Collections
Online Publisher: Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library
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Related Materials: Southern Labor Archives Collection | Dollar, Beulah Clark, Interviewed by Clifford Khun, 14 October 1989, P1989-16, Series E. Black Involvement in Politics, Georgia Government Documentation Project, Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library, Atlanta.
Persistent Link to Item: http://131.96.12.97/cdm/ref/collection/ggdp/id/1583

Related Institutions: Georgia State University. Libraries. Special Collections
Collection Information: Georgia Government Documentation Project