Patricia Ferguson Beane Interview

Title

Patricia Ferguson Beane Interview

Description

Patricia Beane was the first African American person to step foot and live on Appalachian’s campus. She attended Appalachian from 1963-1966 and had to drop out right before her final year because of trouble at home. She was pursuing a major in Music and a minor in Psychology. She was a beloved member of the band and continued to pursue music through her involvement at church. In 2015, she received an honorary diploma for a bachelor’s degree in music and the Black and Gold Medallion. She currently lives in her hometown Lenoir, North Carolina with her husband, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

Information discussed in the interview: childhood, early education, attendance at Appalachian State University, the dormitories, social events and habits, daily life, weather, relationships, sports, class life, jobs held while at school, the library, and life after graduation.

Date

11/18/2015

Rights

The materials contained in the Appalachian State University Memory Project, 2006-2017, undated Collection are available for free personal, non-commercial, and educational use provided that proper citation is used (e.g. Appalachian State University Memory Project, 2006-2017, undated, W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Special Collections, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC). Please contact the Appalachian State University W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection with specific questions or with requests for further information.

Format

mp3

Language

English

Type

Sound

Identifier

5108_BDA_12_Part_01_PatriciaFergusonBeane_2015_1118_AC

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Citation

“Patricia Ferguson Beane Interview,” Appalachian State University Digital Collections, accessed December 11, 2017, http://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/41434.