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Title: Modeane Thompson, social worker and counselor, 1979
Contributor: Kremer, Ray Ann
Thompson, Modeane
Keywords: Oral history;Interviews;Memphis (Tenn.);Neighborhood Histories;Vollintine Evergreen Historic District (Memphis, Tenn.);Vollintine Evergreen Community Association;Community development;Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association (MIFA)
Issue Date: 3-Jul-1979
Publisher: Rhodes College
Description: Interview with Modeane Thompson, a social worker, counselor, and longtime resident of the VECA neighborhood. Thompson recalls being among the first black families to become involved in VECA and attend Little Flower church and school. She also mentions the block club started on her street, University Park Community Association. Thompson talks about the community developments in the area and how they are focusing on white streets in the neighborhood and ignoring the bordering black streets. This interview was conducted in 1979.
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Appears in Collections:Everett R. Cook Oral History Collection

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