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Lula Eugene "Jean" Stroud Oral History - April 30, 2018

 Digital Record
Identifier: ELIBR0027-StroudLulaEugene-20180430


  • 2018-04-30

Language of Materials


Biographical / Historical

Lula Eugene "Jean" Stroud (nee Williams) is one of the oldest surviving community members to live through segregation. She discusses how her parents moved to Rio Grande Valley from East Texas in the wake of the Great Depression. She talks about growing up in this area, her attendance at the Booker T. Washington School in McAllen, Texas, what is was like to live in South Texas during segregation, and many other aspects of African American life between 1930s-present day.


1 Files : 1 video recording, 44:04

Repository Details

Part of the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Special Collections and Archives, Edinburg Campus Repository

ELIBR 1.104
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