Interviewee

Ellen Mosley

Interviewer

Michael A. Cooke

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Abstract

In her June 1984 interview with Michael Cooke, Ellen Mosley detailed her experience working for the James R. Clark Memorial Sickle Cell Foundation and the problems with informing communities of sickle cell anemia. Mosley discussed the problems had with DHEC, funding the foundation, and aiding the communities in the Midlands area. She also discussed possible exploitation of the Black community, stigmas that the Black community had towards sickle cell, and the many misconceptions about sickle cell of all races. This interview was conducted for inclusion into the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections Oral History Program.

Publication Date

6-14-1984

Unique Identifier

OH 329

Format

1 Cassette

Length

31 minutes

Restrictions

This interview is open for use.

Series

Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation

Disciplines

Oral History

Keywords

Sickle cell anemia, James R. Clark Memorial Sickle Cell Foundation, James R. Clark, Richland Memorial Hospital, DHEC (Department of Health and Environmental Control)

Interview with Ellen Mosley

LC Subject Headings

South Carolina. Department of Health and Environmental Control, Sickle cell anemia -- South Carolina, Sickle cell anemia -- Research -- South Carolina, Sickle cell anemia -- Treatment -- South Carolina, Genetic disorders, Genetic screening, Medical misconceptions

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