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Jewell Hall Oral History Interview


Jewell Hall Oral History Interview

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Jewel Hall has led an activist’s life. She taught science and math in the public school for 38 years. Sixteen of those years, Hall taught in Albuquerque NM where she was a member of the Albuquerque Teachers Federation (affiliate of the American Federation of Teachers AFT). Hall was elected President of the ATF Local in 1981. Hall describes the Labor issues that teachers in Albuquerque faced in the 1970s; she highlights the changes that improved teachers’ lives during her tenure. Hall has spent her life serving her community in various organizations including the Albuquerque Martin Luther King Jr. Multicultural Council (founding member), AARP, the Albuquerque Northwest Retired Educators Association, the 1st Rio Rancho Public Schools Board of Education, and the Rio Rancho Branch of the NAACP.

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Saginaw MI, payroll plan, teacher absence and compensation problems, sick leave and insurance plan, grievances, contract negotiations, segregation, civil rights, low salaries, working conditions, collaboration with management and Human Resources, Right to Work


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Jewell Hall Oral History Interview