Interviewee

Dora Jones

Interviewer

Michael A. Cooke

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Abstract

In her June 1984 interview with Michael Cooke, Dora Jones detailed her work with DHEC’s sickle cell program. Jones discussed the misconceptions of sickle cell within South Carolina communities, the role of community groups, and what DHEC’s work with these groups. Jones also discussed the merging of DHEC’s sickle cell program with the Crippled Children’s division of DHEC and the controversies of that merge. 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 327

Format

1 Cassette

Length

30 minutes

Restrictions

This interview is open for use.

Series

Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation

Disciplines

Oral History

Keywords

Sickle cell anemia, Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC), sickle cell trait, Crippled Children’s Division

Interview with Dora Jones

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

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