The Resource Lucy Simms oral history : background paper and transcripts, Wondwossen Getachew

Lucy Simms oral history : background paper and transcripts, Wondwossen Getachew

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Lucy Simms oral history : background paper and transcripts
Title
Lucy Simms oral history
Title remainder
background paper and transcripts
Statement of responsibility
Wondwossen Getachew
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Language
eng
Summary
Background paper includes a brief biography of Lucy Simms, African American educator, from Harrisonburg, Va. Sets of oral history transcripts include the recollections of Mrs. Carlotta Harris, Mr. Edgar Johnson and wife, Mrs. Wilhelmina Johnson, Louise Winston, and Mr. Elon Rhodes, former students of Lucy Simms, and Ellen Walker, current owner of the Lucy Simms house
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Biographical or historical data
Lucy Simms was born a slave in 1855 or 9 and died in 1934. After graduating from Hampton Institute in 1874, she came to Harrisonburg, Va. to teach African American children in the segregated schools. She taught in Rockingham schools, mostly in Harrisonburg, for 56 years.
Cataloging source
VMC
Series statement
James Madison University sound archives
Series volume
no. 20-1.
Label
Lucy Simms oral history : background paper and transcripts, Wondwossen Getachew
Publication
Note
  • Forms part of: The Lucy Simms oral history, an oral history project. For ACCESS TO THE COMPLETE COLLECTION including tapes and printed materials conducted by Wondwossen Getachew, see Special Coll. call number SdArch 20-1 through 20-5
  • STACK COPY: Text material only (paper, transcripts). Call no.: F234.H31 A3972 2000
Accompanying material
4 transcripts + 1 copy of school photo., ca 1930s.
Bibliography note
Bibliograpy: leaf 7
Control code
46943081
Extent
7 leaves ; 28 cm +

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      Carrier Library Second Floor Room 203, MSC 1704, 880 Madison Drive, Harrisonburg, VA, 22807, US
      38.438299 -78.8741916
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