The HistoryMakers video oral history with Camilla Thompson.

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Imprint:Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Description:1 online resource (4 video files (1 hr., 52 min., 54 sec.)) : sound, color.
Subject:Thompson, Camilla, -- 1922- -- Interviews.
African Americans -- Interviews.
African Americans.
Internet videos.
Nonfiction films.
Oral histories.
Oral histories.
Internet videos.
Nonfiction films.
Format: E-Resource Video Streaming Video
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Varying Form of Title:History Makers video oral history with Camilla Thompson
Camilla Thompson
Other authors / contributors:Thompson, Camilla, 1922- interviewee.
Hayden, Robert, 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.
Robert Hayden, interviewer.
Recorded Jacksonville, Florida 2006 October 19.
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Summary:Educator and newspaper columnist Camilla Bolton Perkins Thompson was born on March 6, 1922 in Jacksonville, Florida. She graduated from Stanton Senior High School in 1939. In 1943, Thompson received her B.S. degree in chemistry from Florida A&M University. In 1974, she received her M.S. degree with a focus on the teaching of chemistry and physics from the University of North Florida. From 1944 to 1976, Thompson taught chemistry, physics and math at four Jacksonville junior and senior high schools. She was an instructor of chemistry at Florida Community College. Thompson retired from teaching. She volunteered to organize and preserve the collections of historical Jacksonville African American materials accumulated by the Clara White family. Thompson also wrote a weekly column called Reflections on Black Jacksonville for the Jacksonville Free Press.