“I was born of Italian immigrants. They were brought into a big plantation in Lake Village and were indentured farmers.”
Arkansas Ties: Born in Lake Village, Arkansas and is a 50 year resident of McGhee, Arkansas
Profession: Retired Mayor of McGhee
Listen to Audio Clips
Clip 1 – Family Background, Education
Clip 2 – Internment Camps
Clip 3 – Friendships
Clip 4 – Politics, Finances
Clip 5 – Relationships
Clip 6 – Racial Views, Discrimination
Clip 7 – Women, Progression
Listen to full interview here:
Read the interview transcript with Rosalie Santine Gould.
Listen to other interviews from the Women’s Storytelling Project series.
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The Institute on Race and Ethnicity at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock was founded in July 2011. With a vision to make Arkansas the best state in the country for promoting and celebrating racial and ethnic diversity, the Institute conducts research, promotes scholarship and provides programs that address racial inequities. It does so by facilitating open and honest dialogue aimed at empowering communities and informing public policy to achieve more equitable outcomes.