The Resource Oral history interview, Edgar Johnson, Wilhelmina Johnson, and Louise Winston ; interviewed by Wondwossen Getachew, (sound recording)

Oral history interview, Edgar Johnson, Wilhelmina Johnson, and Louise Winston ; interviewed by Wondwossen Getachew, (sound recording)

Label
Oral history interview
Title
Oral history interview
Statement of responsibility
Edgar Johnson, Wilhelmina Johnson, and Louise Winston ; interviewed by Wondwossen Getachew
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Records the reminiscences of Edgar Johnson, Wilhelmina Johnson, and Louise Winston, three former students of Lucy Simms at the Effinger Street School. Describes Simms' teaching style and her standing in the community. Includes a brief physical description of the Effinger Street School, as well as the Lucy F. Simms School, where all three students were transferred in 1939. Refers to Mary Fairfax, who taught at the Simms School. Discusses the social, economic, and demographic changes to Harrisonburg's African American neighborhoods after a major redevelopment project in the 1940s
Related
Cataloging source
VMC
Date time place
Recorded at 424 Myrtle Street, Harrisonburg, Va., 22801 on Nov. 11, 2000
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
interviews
Series statement
James Madison University sound archives
Series volume
no.20-4.
Label
Oral history interview, Edgar Johnson, Wilhelmina Johnson, and Louise Winston ; interviewed by Wondwossen Getachew, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Complete transcription of tape available in Special Collections
  • STACK COPY: Background paper, transcripts and accompanying text only. Call no.: F234.H31 A3972 2002
  • Forms part of Lucy Simms Remembered, an oral history project. FOR ACCESS TO THE COMPLETE COLLECTION, including tapes, original copies of all text material and interviews conducted by Wondwossen Getachew, see Special Coll. call number SdArch nos. 20-1 through 20-5. (Tapes only: Special Coll. Oral history interview [sound recording] / Ellen Walker (SdArch no.20-2). Oral history interview [sound recording] / Harris, Carlotta Newman (SdArch no.20-3). Oral history interview [sound recording] / Elon Rhodes (SdArch no.20-5)
Accompanying material
1 transcript (12 leaves ; 28 cm.)
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
58957548
Dimensions
1/8 in. +
Dimensions
3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.
Extent
1 sound cassette (ca. 45 min.)
Groove width / pitch
unknown
Other physical details
1 7/8 ips
Specific material designation
sound cassette
Speed
1 7/8 ips (tapes)
Tape configuration
unknown
Tape width
1/8 in.

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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