The HistoryMakers Video Oral History Interview with The Honorable Dorothy Jackson

Civic activist and city government official The Honorable Dorothy Jackson (1933 -2021) was the Deputy Mayor of Akron, Ohio. After twelve years with Goodwill Industries, Jackson left to begin her sixteen-year career with the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority, as the social and tenant services administrator. In her role as deputy mayor, Jackson was a tireless social activist. Jackson was interviewed by The HistoryMakers® on August 1, 2002, in Akron, Ohio. This collection is comprised of the original video footage of the interview.