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The HistoryMakers video oral history with Lula Ford.

Author: Lula Ford; Larry Crowe; Matthew Hickey; HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection),
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
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Government appointee and educator Lula Mae Ford was born on March 11, 1944, in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. After attending Coleman High School, Ford went on to graduate from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff in 1965. Afterwards, she relocated to Chicago, Illinois where she pursued her M.A. degree in urban studies at Northeastern Illinois University and later earned her M.A. degree in science, career education and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Oral histories
Internet videos
Interviews
Named Person: Lula Ford
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Lula Ford; Larry Crowe; Matthew Hickey; HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection),
OCLC Number: 1003150592
Credits: Videographer, Matthew Hickey.
Performer(s): Larry Crowe, interviewer.
Event notes: Recorded
Chicago, Illinois
2008 February 21.
Description: 1 online resource (5 video files (2 hr., 11 min., 56 sec.)) : sound, color.
Other Titles: History Makers video oral history with Lula Ford
Lula Ford

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Government appointee and educator Lula Mae Ford was born on March 11, 1944, in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. After attending Coleman High School, Ford went on to graduate from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff in 1965. Afterwards, she relocated to Chicago, Illinois where she pursued her M.A. degree in urban studies at Northeastern Illinois University and later earned her M.A. degree in science, career education and vocational guidance from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. In 1965, Ford began teaching at Horner Elementary School. She resigned in 1979, to become a liaison for parents and the principal selection committee as the ESEA reading teacher and coordinator. Ford later served as principal of Beethoven Elementary School and was awarded the principal of excellence award for her performance in 1992, 1993 and 1994. In 2003, Ford was appointed to the Illinois Commerce Commission and was reappointed to the same office in 2008, where she served until 2013.

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