The HistoryMakers video oral history with Chrystine Ramsey Shack.

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Imprint:Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Description:1 online resource (6 video files (2 hr., 39 min., 3 sec.)) : sound, color.
Subject:Shack, Chrystine Ramsey, -- 1926-2010 -- Interviews.
African Americans -- Interviews.
African Americans.
Internet videos.
Nonfiction films.
Oral histories.
Oral histories.
Internet videos.
Nonfiction films.
Format: E-Resource Video
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Varying Form of Title:History Makers video oral history with Chrystine Ramsey Shack
Chrystine Ramsey Shack
Other authors / contributors:Shack, Chrystine Ramsey, 1926-2010, interviewee.
Mickens, Ronald E., 1943- interviewer.
Stearns, Scott, director of photography.
HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection), production company.
Sound characteristics:digital
Digital file characteristics:video file
Notes:Videographer, Scott Stearns.
Ronald Mickens, interviewer.
Recorded Memphis, Tennessee 2010 July 26.
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Summary:Educator Chrystine Ramsey Shack was born on November 18, 1926 in Memphis, Tennessee. She attended The College of New Jersey, where she earned her B.A. degree in 1947. She received her M.A. degree from Rider College and her Ph.D. degree from Rutgers University. In 1952, Shack began working as a document custodian for Project Matterhorn at Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory. Shack dealt with confidential documents related to the stellarator - a component to the hydrogen bomb. As a teacher, she contributed a chapter to a publication on business curriculum funded by the Michigan Business Education Association. In the late 1960's, Shack worked for the New Jersey State Department of Education before moving to Michigan, where she worked in the Department of Vocational Education. In 1979, Shack became national president of The GirlFriends, Inc., and in 1981, she was named president of the Highland Park Community College in Highland Park, Michigan. Shack passed away August 16, 2010, at age 83.