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Reminiscences of Ardie Clark Halyard : oral history, 1978

Creator: Halyard, Ardie Clark, 1900-
Project: Black women oral history project.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :Transcript 26 pages
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Businesswoman, community leader

Scope and Contents

Family background; childhood and education in Georgia; marriage to Wilbur Halyard, 1920-1963; Columbia Savings and Loan Association, Milwaukee; founder 1923 with husband, managing officer, 1963-1969, assistance to black homeowners; director of rehabilitation, Goodwill Industries; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People: founding chapters in Wisconsin, Martin Luther King award; associations with community and professional organizations; perspectives on religion, racial attitudes, women in professions


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Copyright by narrator and Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College

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