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dc.contributorScott, Thomas Allan (1943- )
dc.contributor.authorSandlin, Erin
dc.contributor.otherJenkins, Clara Garrett (1930- )
dc.coverage.spatialMarietta, Georgia
dc.coverage.spatialCobb County
dc.identifier.citationInterview with Clara Garrett Jenkins transcript, 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.
dc.descriptionClara 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.
dc.publisherKennesaw State University Archives
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dc.subjectCobb County (Ga.) -- Social life and customs.
dc.subjectJenkins, Clara Garrett (1930- )
dc.subjectOral histories.
dc.subjectWellStar Kennestone Hospital (Marietta, Ga.) -- History.
dc.titleInterview with Clara Garrett Jenkins transcript

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    The Cobb NAACP/Civil Rights Series consists of forty-one oral history interviews done with a variety of people across Cobb County. The purpose of the project is to collect personal experiences of people with the Cobb County Branch and its predecessor, the Marietta Branch, of the NAACP, as well as the Civil Rights movement in Cobb County, Georgia.

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