Interviewee

Louvenia Barksdale

Interviewer

Michael A. Cooke

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Abstract

In her July 1984 interview with Michael Cooke, Louvenia Barksdale described her work with what was previously the Spartanburg County Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation. Barksdale discussed the topics of sickle cell anemia/trait, sickle thalassemia, the Department of Health and Environmental Education, Dr. James R. Clark, and various radio and television stations that aided the foundation. She also discussed the numerous ways in which the foundation supported sickle cell patients, raised money, and educated the public. This interview was conducted for inclusion into the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections Oral History Program.

Publication Date

7-20-1984

Unique Identifier

OH 325

Format

1 Cassette

Length

53 minutes

Restrictions

This interview is open for use

Series

Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation

Disciplines

Oral History

Keywords

Sickle cell anemia/trait, sickle thalassemia, Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC), Spartanburg County Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation, Crippled Children’s Division/Department/Program, Rehabilitative System, Dr. James R. Clark

Interview with Louvenia Barksdale

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 counseling, Genetic screening, Medical misconceptions, Health promotion, Preventive health services

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