Interview with Willie Belle (Dickerson) Bibb and John Ella Dickerson
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Subjects:Schools - Logan County (Ky.), One-room schools - Logan County (Ky.), Rosenwald Schools - Logan County (Ky.), African Americans--Education--1920-1960, Education Segregation, Education Integration, African American teachers--Salaries, etc., Teachers, African American
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Sisters, John Ella Dickerson and Willie Belle (Dickerson) Bibb, share their story of growing up in rural Logan County, Kentucky, and attending the Greenridge School, one-room school near Gordonsville. The sisters provide a glimpse into the lives of rural African Americans in the early 1900s, and share their unique perspectives as both students and teachers in the one-room school environment.