Oral History Interview with Mary Ann "Bessie" Diaz, June 29, 2016. Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Oral History Interview with Mary Ann "Bessie" Diaz, June 29, 2016.

Creator

  • Interviewer: Acuña-Gurrola, Moisés
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Interviewer: Wall, James
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Interviewee: Diaz, Mary Ann "Bessy"
    Creator Type: Personal

Date

  • Creation: 2016-06-29

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: Ms. Diaz discusses her personal history as a teacher during and after desegregation in Corpus Christi. She and her husband, former CCISD superintendent Tony Diaz, remain active in the community as advocates for education.
  • Physical Description: 7 recordings (1 hr., 49 min., 13 sec.) : sd., col. ; digital

Subject

  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: People - Individuals
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: People - Ethnic Groups
  • Keyword: oral histories
  • Keyword: biographies
  • Keyword: interviews
  • Keyword: civil rights
  • Keyword: education
  • Named Person: Diaz, Mary Ann

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Nueces County - Corpus Christi

Source

  • Website: https://crbb.tcu.edu/interviews/interview-with-bessy-diaz

Collection

  • Name: Civil Rights in Black and Brown
    Code: CRBB

Institution

  • Name: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library
    Code: TCU

Resource Type

  • Video

Format

  • Video

Identifier

  • Accession or Local Control No: Diaz_Mary_Ann_Bessy
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth987559