Doris M. Cromartie Oral History Interview

November 13, 1986; November 14, 1986
Oral History #OH0084
Cromartie, J. Henry, Mrs., 1922-2001; Lennon, Donald R.
Physical description
0.01 Cubic Feet, 2 audiocassettes, 3 hours, 72 pages
Preferred Citation
Doris M. Cromartie Oral History Interview (#OH0084), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
ECU Manuscript Collection
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Biographical/historical information

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).

Scope and arrangement

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.

Administrative information
Source of acquisition

Gift of Doris M. Cromartie

Processing information

Encoded by Apex Data Services

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.

General note


Key terms
Personal Names
Cromartie, J. Henry, Mrs., 1922-2001
Corporate Names
Democratic Party (N.C.)
United States. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
North Carolina--Politics and government--1951-