Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, Veatrice Jews talks about her childhood and the memories growing up in New Orleans. Growing up, Veatrice strived for an equal education which led to her move from Louisiana to San Bernardino, California to complete an internship at a community hospital. The same hospital where she met her husband, the first Black Fire Department Captain in San Bernardino, Jimmy Jews. She talks about the hardships of her husband’s journey and the racism that was displayed in San Bernardino.
Wilmer Amina Carter Foundation, "Veatrice Jews" (2021). Bridges Digital Archive: Audio and Video Recordings. 25.