Oral History Interview with Carl and Gloria White, July 7, 2016

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Mr. Carl White was born in Conroe and Mrs. Gloria White was born in Willis, Texas in 1957 respectively. After attending segregated schools, both Whites ultimately graduated from desegregated schools. Both Whites experienced workplace discrimination in their careers in a local factory and at the postal office. Mr. White also served as a reserve police officer in Conroe while his father served as one of the first Black police officers in Conroe. Mr. White described being targeted by police in Conroe and other issues with the local criminal justice system. Both Whites were also involved in the efforts to free … continued below

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7 video recordings (1 hr., 37 min., 14 sec.) : sd., col. ; digital

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May, Meredith; Howard, Jasmin; White, Carl & White, Gloria July 7, 2016.

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Mr. Carl White was born in Conroe and Mrs. Gloria White was born in Willis, Texas in 1957 respectively. After attending segregated schools, both Whites ultimately graduated from desegregated schools. Both Whites experienced workplace discrimination in their careers in a local factory and at the postal office. Mr. White also served as a reserve police officer in Conroe while his father served as one of the first Black police officers in Conroe. Mr. White described being targeted by police in Conroe and other issues with the local criminal justice system. Both Whites were also involved in the efforts to free Clarence Brandley which included marches and other demonstrations. Also, the Whites discussed issues with discrimination in the school system.

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7 video recordings (1 hr., 37 min., 14 sec.) : sd., col. ; digital

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  • https://crbb.tcu.edu/interviews/interview-with-carl-and-gloria-white

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  • Accession or Local Control No: White_Carl_and_Gloria_Conroe_2016-07-07
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth984437

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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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  • July 7, 2016

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  • March 17, 2018, 2:35 p.m.

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  • June 22, 2018, 9:59 a.m.

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May, Meredith; Howard, Jasmin; White, Carl & White, Gloria. Oral History Interview with Carl and Gloria White, July 7, 2016, video, July 7, 2016; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth984437/: accessed November 27, 2021), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library.

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