Reatha Clark King was born in Pavo, Georgia, the second of three daughters. Her father was a sharecropper who never learned to read or write, and her mother, who went to school only through third grade, worked as a…
- Interviewee King, Reatha Clark, 1938-
- Interviewer Brown, Jeannette E.
- Subject King, Reatha Clark, 1938-, Chemistry, Women in chemistry, United States. National Bureau of Standards, United States. Advanced Research Projects Agency, City University of New York, Metropolitan State University, Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, General Mills Foundation, African American women, African American women chemists
William Hanford begins the interview with a discussion of the importance of teamwork and the influence of Roger Adams in his career. He then continues on to his family background and youth. His high school chemistry…
- Interviewee Hanford, William E., 1908-1996
- Interviewer Bohning, James J.
- Subject General Aniline & Film Corporation, Olin Corporation, Polymers, Carothers, Wallace Hume, 1896-1937, Chemistry, Organic, Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Chemists--Biography, E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, M. W. Kellogg Company, Hanford, William E., 1908-1996, Chemists