Oral History: Davis, Betty, 2016
- Oral History: Davis, Betty, 2016
- Davis, Betty
- Birth Year
- Birth Place
- Washington DC
- Rutgers Graduating Class
- Graham, Molly
- Location of Interview
- Canada - Toronto
- Date Created
- 27 September 2016
Betty Davis was born on April 17, 1944 in Washington, D.C. She grew up in Jersey City and Orange, graduating from Orange High School in 1962.
From 1962 to 1966, Betty Davis attended Douglass College and majored in political science. She was active in the local NAACP group. In the interview, she describes her years at Douglass, including her experiences of being an African American student at Rutgers University.
After graduating in 1966, Betty Davis joined the Peace Corps and served in Nigeria.
She settled in Toronto, Canada and has spent her career working in computer programming.
- Douglass College
- Rutgers University-New Brunswick
- Rutgers Alumni
- Peace Corps
- Computer Programming
- Great Migration
- Rutgers Oral History Archives
- Rutgers Oral History Archives (ROHA) at Rutgers University–New Brunswick
- Permission to quote from this transcript must be obtained from the Rutgers Oral History Archives.