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Muscogee County School District Desegregation Collection (MC 121)


Biographical Note

According to the Columbus State University faculty listing, Virginia Causey (born 1953) received her Ph.D. in U.S. History from Emory University in 1983, specializing in the American South. Her main areas of research and publication are school segregation and desegregation and effective history teaching. Recent publications include "The Long and Winding Road: School Desegregation in Columbus, Georgia, 1963-1997" in the Georgia Historical Quarterly (Fall 2001), "The Constitution: Voting Rights" in Culturally Responsive Teaching (McGraw Hill: 2001), and "Strategies for Increasing Achievement in History" in More Strategies for Educating Everybody's Children (Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development: 2001).

After 12 years as a full-time faculty member Dr. Causey, Professor of History, retired May 2012. With a brief hiatus, she returned in the fall semester of that year as a part-time faculty, teaching 100% online US history survey courses via the Internet


Scope and Content

This collection of 19 oral history interviews, including tapes and transcripts, was created by Virginia Causey as part of her research into the process of desegregation of the Muscogee County, Georgia school system.

1997 3 boxes (.9 l.f.)



Permission to Publish

Permission to publish material from the Muscogee County School Desegregation/Virginia Causey Collection (MC 121) must be obtained from the Columbus State University Archives at Columbus State University. Use of the following credit line for publication or exhibit is required:

Muscogee County School Desegregation/Virginia Causey Collection (MC 121)
Columbus State University Archives
Columbus, Georgia


Provenance

These materials were donated to the Archives by Virginia Causey in 1999.



Note to Researchers

See also:

Muscogee County School District/James Burns Collection (MC 231)


Box and Folder List


Box 1

Folder 1 – Allen, Bruce: tape, consent form, background information, transcript, November 14, 1997

Folder 2 – Bailey, Lenette W: consent form, background information, transcript, February 7, 1997

Folder 3 – Bass, Lula L.: tape, background information, transcript, February 4, 1997

Folder 4 – Burton, Janice & Tawana Peterson: tape, consent forms, background information

(for both), transcript, December 3, 1997

Folder 5 – Drury, Marjorie A.: tape, consent form, background information, transcript, 1997

Folder 6 – Florence, Iola P.: tape, consent form, background information, transcript, May 19, 1997

Folder 7 – Kaeserman, Charlotte T.: tape, background information, transcript, February 18, 1997

 

Box 2

Folder 8 – Leavell, Leonard L., tape, background information, transcript, November 17, 1997

Folder 9 – Lindsey, Eddie T.: tape, background information, transcript, February 17, 1997

Folder 10 – Liner, Charles: tape, background information, transcript, February 26, 1997

Folder 11 – Nelms, Kenneth W. "Buddy": tape, consent form, background information, transcript, October 15, 1997

Folder 12 – Obleton, Eddie: tape, consent form, background information, transcript, October 23, 1997

Folder 13 – Ostrander, Betty & Linda Skinner: tape, consent forms, background information

(for both), transcript, May 12, 1997

 

Box 3

Folder 14 – Renfroe, E. Dewey: tape, transcript, April 21, 1997

Folder 15 – Scott, Joan H.: tape, consent form, background information, transcript, October 7, 1997

Folder 16 – Shehane, Ronnie: tape, consent from, background information, transcript, February 18, 1997

Folder 17 – Spicer, Jeff & Kim: tape, consent forms, background information (both), transcript, October 8, 1997

Folder 18 – Works, Thomas Led: 2 tapes, background information, transcript, February 5, 1997

Folder 19 – Wright, Mattie K.: tape, background information, transcript, January 20, 1997