The Resource African Americans in Harrisonburg : transcripts and other printed materials for a set of oral history tapes, edited by Inez Ramsey

African Americans in Harrisonburg : transcripts and other printed materials for a set of oral history tapes, edited by Inez Ramsey

Label
African Americans in Harrisonburg : transcripts and other printed materials for a set of oral history tapes
Title
African Americans in Harrisonburg
Title remainder
transcripts and other printed materials for a set of oral history tapes
Statement of responsibility
edited by Inez Ramsey
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Information from tapes: 23 transcripts, 3 short papers on interviewees, 4 interview questionnaire forms, 3 family tree sheets, and other miscellaneous information taken from interviews. Supplemental information includes list of persons buried in "Newtown Cemetery," the colored cemetery located on Kelly and Hill Streets, Harrisonburg, Va; "Roll of colored voters in Rockingham in the early 1900's," researched by Johnny Dove; 2 pages from the "History of the Augusta Street Methodist Church;" 6 newspaper articles; 6 photographs and 4 negatives
  • Newspaper articles include: "Earl Johnson," from AFRO Magazine, Nov. 21, 1953, "R.E. Johnson dies; former Olympian" (Harrisonburg, Va. Daily News-Record (?), n.d.); "Mr. Harris has 93rd birthday," retired principal of Lucy Simms School (H'burg Daily News-Record (?), n.d.); "Simms School," (H'burg Daily News-Record, Aug. 22, 1978); "Despite segregation law, 'people were kind'," by Chris Simmons (H'burg Daily News-Record, Thurs., July 3, 1980); "Roberta Webb, a Valley treasure: black educator lived her religion," (H'burg Daily News-Record, Tues., Feb. 7, 1995)
  • SPECIAL COLL: Print materials from Volumes 1 and 2 bound together
  • Photographs and negatives of Miss Lucy Simms and school children
Biographical or historical data
See transcripts for additional biographical information on individuals mentioned.
Cataloging source
VMC
Series statement
James Madison University sound archives
Series volume
no. 5-1.
Label
African Americans in Harrisonburg : transcripts and other printed materials for a set of oral history tapes, edited by Inez Ramsey
Note
  • Complete transcripts of tapes available
  • Complete set of "African Americans in Harrisonburg" oral history tapes and printed materials with call no.: Special Coll. SdArch 5-1 - 5-7, v. 1-2. Vol. l: Oral history interview [sound recording] / Mrs. Peggy Curry; interviewed by Eugene "Ickey" Hollins (OCLC #32023614). Oral history interviews [sound recording] / Mrs. Willie Nickens; interviewed by Inez Ramsey, Vicki Lloyd (OCLC #32024953)
  • Vol. 2: Oral history interview [sound recording] / Mrs. Minnie Bell Stuart; interviewed by Inez Ramsey and Brenda McCormick (OCLC #32029050). Oral history interview [sound recording] / Mrs. Helen Irvin Wells; interviewed by Inez Ramsey and Carolyn Hobson (OCLC #3209918). Oral history interview [sound recording] / Mrs. Roberta Morgan Webb; interviewed by Vicki Bemisderfer (OCLC #32029972). Oral history interview [sound recording] / James Curry; interviewed by Inez Ramsey (OCLC #32022135). Vol. 2 also contains the supplemental printed materials and photos
Arrangement
Transcripts, papers, miscellaneous information from interviews. Also, burial list, voter roll, history of local church, newspaper articles, and photographs ; 58 items.
Control code
32035827
Cumulative index finding aids
No guide available for this set of tapes and accompanying materials. See individual transcripts, etc. for additional information.
Ownership
Given to Carrier Library by Inez Ramsey, professor at James Madison University.

Library Locations

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      Carrier Library Second Floor Room 203, MSC 1704, 880 Madison Drive, Harrisonburg, VA, 22807, US
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