Sandra Blakely Interview, 2010

Publication Year:
2010
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Repository URL:
https://engagedscholarship.csuohio.edu/crohc000/8; https://engagedscholarship.csuohio.edu/context/crohc000/article/1002/type/native/viewcontent
Author(s):
McGhee, Brandon (interviewer); Poke, Antoine (interviewer); Jordan, Stanley (interviewer)
Tags:
Camp Mueller; African Americans; Cuyahoga Valley National Park; Oral History
recorded work description
Sandra Blakely was born in Cleveland, Ohio. While she was attending Dillard University in New Orleans she came across a flyer asking for camp counselors to work at Camp Mueller over the summer. After she was hired, Sandra worked at Camp Mueller from the ages of 18-21. She discusses working with the children and keeping records on each child's behavior. Her experience as a camp counselor was positive and prepared her for her career in social work.