|Title:||Doris M. Cromartie Oral History Interview|
Cromartie, Doris M.
Lennon, Donald R.
|Repository:||ECU Manuscript Collection|
|Extent:||0.01 Cubic feet, 2 audiocassettes, 3 hours, 72 pages .|
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Doris M. Cromartie Oral History Interview (#OH0084), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
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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).
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.
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