Oral History with Constance McAdam, April 20, 1992

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Title

Oral History with Constance McAdam, April 20, 1992

Subject

Desegregation
Arlington County Department of Parks and Recreation
Integrated Dances

Description

Constance McAdam was an important figure in Arlington County’s Department of Parks and Recreation. She came to Arlington in 1958 and by the time of her interview had become the Assistant Director of the Department of Parks, Recreation, and Community Resources. Ms. McAdam’s career involved creating programs for a variety of groups of people in Arlington, especially expanding services for senior citizens. One of the first projects Ms. McAdam worked on was integration within the parks department, including sponsoring integrated dances for teens. Her full oral history is available here as an audio file and as a typed transcript. You can also listen to and read the transcripts of excerpts from her interview regarding her involvement with integrated dances.

Creator

Constance McAdam

Source

Arlington County Library Oral History Program

Publisher

Arlington County Library Oral History Program

Date

20-Apr-92

Contributor

Edmund Campbell
Cas Cocklin

Rights

This interview is subject to copyright. Unauthorized use of the interviews in the Local History Collections of the Arlington Community Archives is prohibited.

Language

English

Type

Oral History

Identifier

mcadamc19920420

Coverage

1950s-1980s

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Edmund Campbell, Cas Cocklin

Interviewee

Constance McAdam

Location

Arlington County, Virginia

Original Format

Cassette

Duration

02:12:05

Bit Rate/Frequency

167kbps

Files

Citation

Constance McAdam, “Oral History with Constance McAdam, April 20, 1992,” Project DAPS, accessed February 26, 2024, https://projectdaps.org/items/show/105.