Frances Whitlock Klein, Oral History

Title

Frances Whitlock Klein, Oral History

Files

Streaming Media

Date

2019-10-29

Description

This interview focuses on Frances Whitlock Klein's memories of growing up in Delta County, Texas and her career as a teacher.

Frances Whitlock Klein was born to Clovis Wibur "Dobbin” and Lillie Mae Berry Whitlock in 1946. She grew up in Cooper, Texas and recalls time spent downtown on the Square, visiting grandparents in Enloe, Texas, and attending church. Her memories also include roller skating, sock hops, and riding horses.

After high school, Klein worked at East Texas State University while attending college and completing an early childhood education degree. She taught in Greenville, Texas during desegregation and recalls instances of racial discrimination faced by her colleagues. Her husband is Keith Klein.

This is a video recording of an oral history interview with Frances Whitlock Klein. It was conducted October 29, 2019. The interviewer is Louise Skinner.

Type

Moving Image

Format

mp4

Language

eng

Department

Special Collections and University Archives

Identifier

2008-032_OH_01263_interview

Frances Whitlock Klein, Oral History

Subject

Delta County (Tex.); Cooper (Tex.); Enloe (Tex.); East Texas State University; Teachers; School integration; Oral histories;


Keywords

desegregation; ETSU; TAMUC; Texas A&M University-Commerce; Delta County Oral History Project

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