Oral History interview of Adrienne Scott-Ellis, conducted by Lauren Webb (audio, transcript)

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Title Oral History interview of Adrienne Scott-Ellis, conducted by Lauren Webb (audio, transcript)
Creator Scott-Ellis, Adrienne
Contributor Webb, Lauren
Date 2021-11-05
Spatial Coverage Clinton, Davis County, Utah, United States
Subject Scott-Ellis, Adrienne--Interviews; African American educators; COVID-19 (Disease); Social distancing (Public health); Racism in education--Utah; Davis School District; Community gardens; African American women civic leaders
Keywords HIST 7010
Description Adrienne Scott-Ellis discusses her background growing up as an African American woman in Utah, and current issues with the Davis School district and racism. She discusses the positive impact of having an African American teacher when she was in Elementary school. She discusses her history teaching for 30 years and the impact of social distancing on her students when the pandemic first started. Scott-Ellis founded a community garden to encourage socialization among children during the pandemic, but ended up struggling with a lack of support for the effort despite all the enrichment it was offering. She talks about her move to Clinton, UT and her feelings about the George Floyd protests, and the impact of her new community garden.
Collection Number and Name Utah COVID-19 Oral History Project
Type Sound; Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent 00:49:52; 19 pages
Language eng
Rights Holder Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
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Setname uum_uc19
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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s63mm24w
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