Johnetta Webb Spilman oral history interview, September 7, 1977, July 20, 1973, August 30, 1977


Title
Johnetta Webb Spilman oral history interview, September 7, 1977, July 20, 1973, August 30, 1977
Description
Three interviews which concern all aspects of Johnetta Webb Spilman's life and career. Spilman was a native of Chowan County and moved to Greenville, N. C. in 1916 to teach school. She married J.B. Spilman, treasurer of East Carolina College, and subsequently became assitant treasurer of the college. She was involved in politics and served in a number of leadership roles in political and civic associations including: vice-chairman of the N.C. Unemployment Compensation Commisstion (1936-1941), director of a resident hall for WAVES in Washington, D.C. (1941-1942), manager of the Greenville Employment Security Commission (1942-1944), executive director of the Pitt County T.B. Association (1950-1957), and director of the N.C. Mental Health Association (1957-1958). She has also been vice-chairman of the N.C. Democratic State Executive Committee and coordinator of the Council on the Aging. Interviewer: Donald R. Lennon.
Date
July 20, 1973 - September 07, 1977
Original Format
oral histories
Extent
10cm x 63cm
Local Identifier
OH0012
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Contributor(s)
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Spatial
Location of Original
East Carolina Manuscript Collection
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