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Jacquita Davis, Sandra Sager, Ilene Bittle, Dorothy Swackhamer oral history interview (OH-02944)

Abstract

Oral history interview with Jacquita Davis, Sandra Sager, Ilene Bittle, Dorothy Swackhamer conducted by Claytee D. White on January 19, 2017 for the Boyer Early Las Vegas Oral History Project. In this interview, Davis, Sager, Bittle, and Swackhamer discuss their early lives and membership in the Beta Sigma Phi sorority. They talk about the organizations philanthropy work, assisting the homeless, and funding for the sorority. The group describes the changing roles of women since the 1940s, and the sorority’s involvement in Henderson, Nevada.

Finding Aid - PDF
Date
2017-01-19
Extent
1 digital_files (0.852 GB) MP3
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Scope and Contents

Oral history interview with Jacquita Davis, Sandra Sager, Ilene Bittle, Dorothy Swackhamer conducted by Claytee D. White on January 19, 2017 for the Boyer Early Las Vegas Oral History Project. In this interview, Davis, Sager, Bittle, and Swackhamer discuss their early lives and membership in the Beta Sigma Phi sorority. They talk about the organizations philanthropy work, assisting the homeless, and funding for the sorority. The group describes the changing roles of women since the 1940s, and the sorority’s involvement in Henderson, Nevada. Digital audio available; no transcript available.

Preferred Citation

Jacquita Davis, Sandra Sager, Ilene Bittle, Dorothy Swackhamer oral history interview, 2017 January 19. OH-02944. [Cite format consulted: Audio recording or Transcript.] Oral History Research Center, Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

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US::NvLN::OH02944
Immediate Source of Acquisition

This interview was conducted by the Oral History Research Center (OHRC) which is part of the UNLV University Libraries Special Collections and Archives Division.

Processing Information

Interview materials were processed by UNLV Libraries Special Collections and Archives in 2017. Miguel Dominguez wrote the collection description. Access copies were created for born-digital audio files. The audio has been minimally reviewed and all readily available information has been included in the description.

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