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Doris M. Cromartie Oral History Interview, November 13, 1986, November 14, 1986

(Oral History #OH0084)

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Title: Doris M. Cromartie Oral History Interview
Creators: Cromartie, Doris M.
Lennon, Donald R.
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Extent: 0.01 Cubic feet, 2 audiocassettes, 3 hours, 72 pages .

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General note

1950s-1986

Access Restrictions

No restrictions

Copyright Notice

Repository does not own copyright to the oral history collection. Permission to cite, reproduce, or broadcast must be obtained from both the repository and the participants in the oral history, or their heirs.

Preferred Citation

Doris M. Cromartie Oral History Interview (#OH0084), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Doris M. Cromartie

Processing Information

  • Encoded by Apex Data Services


Biographical / Historical Note Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

Mrs. Cromartie, a resident of Charlotte, N.C., became involved in Democratic Party activities during the mid-1950s. She led in the organization of Democratic Women's Clubs in North Carolina and served as vice chairperson of the Mecklenburg County Democratic Committee (1958) and vice chairperson of the N.C. Democratic Executive Committee (1960-1963). She was deeply involved in the 1960 election campaign in the state, serving as a principal supporter of Terry Sanford for governor. In 1964 Mrs. Cromartie moved to Atlanta, Georgia, where she became a case worker for the Regional Office of the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission (1966-1973).

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The interviews reflect her activities with the Democratic Party in North Carolina and her work with E.E.O. in Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina.

Online access to this finding aid is supported with funds created through the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). These funds come through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services which is administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. This grant is part of the North Carolina ECHO, Exploring Cultural Heritage Online, Digitization Grant Program.

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