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Personal data for Angela Clarke
Personal data for Angela Clarke
Digital IDohr000364
TitlePersonal data for Angela Clarke
NarratorClarke, Angela
Birth Date1932
Place of BirthBaltimore
County of BirthBaltimore Independent City county
State of BirthMaryland state
Country of BirthUnited States of America
Home TownBaltimore
HT CountyBaltimore Independent City county
HT StateMaryland state
HT CountryUnited States of America;
Material SetClarke, Dr. Angela
DescriptionA native of Baltimore, Maryland, Clarke spent a great deal of time reading medical texts and started working at Social Security by the age of fourteen. Following high school, she joined the women's Air Force and attended Morgan State College on the GI Bill. Clarke recalls instances of racism and the efforts she personally made to mitigate or change circumstances for blacks. Among her many awards, she was given a plaque for integrating Air Force swimming pools. Later accepted at University of Maryland, her first year's tuition was paid by the Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation. Clarke lived and practiced medicine in Beverly Hills until 1976, when a friend suggested that she was needed in Las Vegas as a board-certified family practitioner. Collection items for Angela Clarke include: interview transcript; audio clip.
Link to Interview Transcript
Link to Interview Audio Clip
SourceR154.C344.A3 2009
Original CollectionAfrican Americans in Las Vegas: A Collaborative Oral History Project
Subject (FAST)Personal narratives
DC TypeText
Genre (TGM)Documents
Specific Genre (LCSH)Personal data
RightsThis material may be protected by copyright. Personal, including educational and academic, use of this material is without restriction; but acknowledgement of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, University Libraries is requested whether the use is oral, web or in print. Commercial use of any portion of this material requires permission. For further information please contact Digital Collections:
Digital PublisherUniversity of Nevada Las Vegas
Digital CollectionThe African American Experience in Las Vegas
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