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Dewald, Gretta Moll, 1929-2006



  • Existence: 1929 - 2006

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Gretta M. Dewald oral history interview, April 22, 2002

 Item — Othertype Oral History
Identifier: DewaldG_20020422
Scope and Contents Interviewed by Janet Paulk: The daughter of a school superintendent and a piano teacher, Dewald begins by describing her childhood in Kutztown Pennsylvania. Her family moved to Atlanta during WWII, and she recounts her parents' frustration with the segregation they experienced in the South. Graduating from Girls High School and Agnes Scott College, she describes her earliest experiences as a teacher in Eastman, Georgia, and then talks about her life as a young wife and mother. Dewald...
Dates: April 22, 2002

Gretta Moll Dewald papers

Identifier: W069
Abstract Gretta Moll Dewald (1929-2006) was involved with the Democratic Party of DeKalb County and of Georgia in the late 1960s. She worked on Governor Jimmy Carter's campaign for president in 1976 and served as Chair of the Women's Division of the Democratic National Committee and on the President's Advisory Committee on Women during his administration. Subsequently, she was Executive Assistant and Chief of Staff for DeKalb County CEO Manuel Maloof. Her papers include correspondence, minutes and...
Dates: 1932-2000; Majority of material found within 1977 - 1980

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