Oral History Interview with Jewelle Allen, June 8, 2016

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Jewell Allen was born and raised in Georgetown. She graduated valedictorian from her high school and obtained a scholarship to attend Prairie View A&M University. She transferred to Huston–Tillotson University in Austin, where she met her husband, and graduated with a BA in English. She and her husband moved to Amarillo after he was recruited as a coach. She coached girls' basketball and taught English in Amarillo and was involved with Greek Letter organizations as well as the NAACP.

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Allen, Jewelle & Wisely, Karen June 8, 2016.

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Jewell Allen was born and raised in Georgetown. She graduated valedictorian from her high school and obtained a scholarship to attend Prairie View A&M University. She transferred to Huston–Tillotson University in Austin, where she met her husband, and graduated with a BA in English. She and her husband moved to Amarillo after he was recruited as a coach. She coached girls' basketball and taught English in Amarillo and was involved with Greek Letter organizations as well as the NAACP.

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Civil Rights in Black and Brown

Based at TCU, the Civil Rights in Black and Brown (CRBB) Oral History Project collects, interprets, and disseminates oral history interviews of the brown and black freedom struggles in Texas.

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  • June 8, 2016

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Allen, Jewelle & Wisely, Karen. Oral History Interview with Jewelle Allen, June 8, 2016, video, June 8, 2016; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth982496/: accessed May 26, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library.

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