Frances Bond

HV Frances Bond

Frances Bond is a Harford county native.  She was a middle- aged mother of 3 during the sixties. In this interview she talks about life as an African American woman before, during, and after this chaotic period in time. She participated in protests for both civil rights and the Vietnam war are discussed and she was involved in non-violent methods that were used to close the gap between the races. In her interview, Frances also talks about her hardships she faced gaining employment and the achievement of her husband’s dream of buying a farm which she still owns today. This interview gives an in depth look of how African Americans were treated by society in Harford county during the civil rights era.

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