Oral History of Algerine Miller

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Title

Oral History of Algerine Miller

Alternative Title

Oral History, Miller

Subject

Oral history--United States
Sanford (Fla.)
African Americans--Florida--Sanford
Museums--Florida
Schools
High schools
Integration
Desegregation
Civil rights--Florida

Description

Oral history interview of Algerine Miller, who was born on December 6, 1940, in Sanford, Florida. Miller graduated from Crooms Academy, located at 2200 West Thirteenth Street, in 1958. After high school, she attended the Walker Business School for one year. Miller worked for the State of Florida as an Eligibility Interviewer for 16 years and for Seminole County Community College as an Assistant Financial Interviewer. Miller has also worked with the UCF Public History Center as a volunteer, especially within the Crooms Academy Alumni Exhibit: Triumph Through Adversity. This interview was conducted by Meghan Vance at the Goldsboro Museum, located at 1211 West Thirteenth Street, on November 7, 2012, in Goldsboro, an African-American neighborhood in Sanford.

Abstract

Oral history interview of Algerine Miller. Interview conducted by Meghan Vance at the Goldsboro Museum, in Goldsboro, Sanford, Florida.

Table Of Contents

0:00:00 Introduction
0:00:60 Life after graduation
0:01:58 Crooms Academy Alumni Exhibit: Triumph Through Adversity
0:06:34 Alumni events
0:07:24 Future of the exhibit and memorable moments
0:10:19 Connecting the exhibit with other museums
0:14:57 Sanford
0:17:00 Crooms and school segregation
0:21:34 Other museums in Sanford
0:22:55 Teaching history
0:25:19 Integration and the Civil Rights Movement
0:28:59 Motivation for working with the exhibit
0:30:01 Local ice house and family history
0:33:08 Closing remarks

Creator

Vance, Meghan
Miller, Algerine

Source

Miller, Algerine. Interviewed by Meghan Vance. UCF Public History Center. November 7, 2012. Audio/video record available. UCF Public History Center, Sanford, Florida.

Date Created

2012-10-23

Date Modified

2012-10-25
2012-11-18

Has Format

Digital transcript of original 35-minute and 40-second oral history: Miller, Algerine. Interviewed by Meghan Vance. UCF Public History Center. November 7, 2012. Audio/video record available. UCF Public History Center, Sanford, Florida.

Is Part Of

UCF Public History Center, Sanford, Florida.
Student Museum and UCF Public History Center Collection, Sanford Collection, Seminole County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

video/mp4
application/pdf

Extent

112 MB
53.4 KB

Medium

35-minute and 40-second DVD
24- page typed transcript

Language

eng

Type

Moving Image

Coverage

Crooms Academy, Sanford, Florida
Goldsboro, Sanford, Florida
Public History Center,Sanford, Florida
Hopper Academy, Georgetown, Sanford, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Economics Teacher
Geography Teacher

Provenance

Originally created by Meghan Vance and Algerine Miller.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by the UCF Public History Center and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Contributing Project

Curator

Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

External Reference

"Public History Center." Public History Center, University of Central Florida. http://www.publichistorycenter.cah.ucf.edu/.
"Exhibits." Public History Center, University of Central Florida. http://www.publichistorycenter.cah.ucf.edu/exhibits.php.
"Student Museum." Seminole County Public Schools. http://www.scps.k12.fl.us/studentmuseum/Home.aspx.
"Seminole High School." Seminole High School, Seminole County Public Schools. http://www.seminolehs.scps.k12.fl.us/.
Sanford Historical Society (Fla.). Sanford. Charleston, SC: Arcadia, 2003.

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Vance, Meghan

Interviewee

Miller, Algerine

Location

Goldsboro Museum, Goldsboro, Sanford, Florida

Original Format

1 DVD

Duration

35 minutes and 40 seconds

Bit Rate/Frequency

195kbps

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