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The HistoryMakers video oral history with Barbara Farmer.

Author: Barbara W Farmer; Larry Crowe; Scott Stearns; HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection),
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
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Educator and professor Barbara W. Farmer was born on February 16, 1946, in Newport News, Virginia, to Rebecca and John Wilson. Farmer graduated from Huntington High School in Newport News in 1963. She went on to earn her B.S. degree in business education from Hampton University in 1967, her M.S. degree in education administration and supervision from North Carolina A & T State University, and her Ph.D. degree in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Oral histories
Internet videos
Interviews
Named Person: Barbara W Farmer
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara W Farmer; Larry Crowe; Scott Stearns; HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection),
OCLC Number: 1003150138
Credits: Videographer, Scott Stearns.
Performer(s): Larry Crowe, interviewer.
Event notes: Recorded
State College, Pennsylvania
2002 December 17.
Description: 1 online resource (5 video files (2 hr., 13 min., 27 sec.)) : sound, color.
Other Titles: History Makers video oral history with Barbara Farmer
Barbara Farmer

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Educator and professor Barbara W. Farmer was born on February 16, 1946, in Newport News, Virginia, to Rebecca and John Wilson. Farmer graduated from Huntington High School in Newport News in 1963. She went on to earn her B.S. degree in business education from Hampton University in 1967, her M.S. degree in education administration and supervision from North Carolina A & T State University, and her Ph.D. degree in educational leadership from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In 1997, she became the first African American principal hired in the State College, Pennsylvania-area school district. Farmer also served as professor at Pennsylvania State University and hosted several shows produced by the university. In 2007, she co-edited Diversity in America: Visions of the Future, a textbook about various issues of diversity. Farmer and her husband, Edgar I., have had three children: Becky, Eric, and Edgar, Jr.

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