Johnetta Webb Spilman Oral History Interview, September 7, 1977, July 20, 1973, August 30, 1977

Oral History #OH0012

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: Johnetta Webb Spilman Oral History Interview
    Creator: Lennon, Donald R.
    Spilman, Johnetta Webb
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Extent: 0.015 Cubic feet, 3 audiocasettes, 3.25 hours, 58 pages,
  • Description

    The interviews concern every aspect of Mrs. Spilman's life and career as indicated above.

  • Biographical / Historical Note

    Mrs. Spilman was born in 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 asst. treasurer of the college. She ran unsuccessfully for the N.C. senate In 1932 and was vice-chairman of the Clyde R. Hoey gubernatorial campaign in 1936. Mrs. Spilman served as 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 been vice-chairman of the N.C. Democratic State Executive Committee and coordinator of the Council on the Aging.

  • Administrative Information
    Accessions Information Acquisition Information

    Gift of Johnetta Webb Spilman

    Access Restrictions

    No restrictions

    Copyright Notice

    Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

    Preferred Citation

    Johnetta Webb Spilman Oral History Interview (#OH0012), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

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