The HistoryMakers video oral history with Alice Palmer [electronic resource].
- Other Title:
- History Makers video oral history with Alice Palmer
- Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, 
1 online resource (4 video files (1 hr., 38 min., 27 sec.)) : sound, color.
- African Americans -- Interviews.
Palmer, Alice -- Interviews.
- Oral histories.
- System Details:
- State senator Alice J. Palmer was born on June 20, 1939, in Indianapolis, Indiana. Graduating high school at age sixteen, she enrolled at Indiana University. After an extended leave of absence, Palmer returned, earning her B.S. degree with the help of four jobs and a scholarship. In 1965, Palmer began teaching in Indianapolis, but soon moved to Chicago, Illinois to work at Malcolm X College. She received her M.S. degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago Circle Campus and her Ph.D. degree from Northwestern University. She co-authored two books and tutored in the Black House. Palmer served at Northwestern University as associate dean and director of African American Student Affairs. In 1991, Palmer replaced Richard Newhouse in the Illinois Senate, serving until 1996. An associate professor in the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs at the University of Illinois, Chicago, she also served as special assistant to the university president.
- Julieanna L. Richardson, interviewer.
- Videographer, Frank Hayes.
- Recorded Chicago, Illinois 2000 June 9.
- Palmer, Alice, interviewee.
Richardson, Julieanna L., interviewer.
Hayes, Frank, director of photography.
HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection), production company.
- Access Restriction:
- Restricted for use by site license.
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