Minnesota Black History Project: Interview with John L. Banks
Part 1


Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Mr. Banks was born in Dyersburg, Tennessee on May 20, 1907, moved to Northfield, Minnesota in 1923 and then to St. Paul in 1926. He is a retired employee of the Ford Motor Company, where he had been employed since 1935. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Mr. Banks discusses his family background, the black community in Northfield 1923-26 and social and civic activities in the St. Paul black community.
Quantity 1.5 hours sound cassette
16 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 00:35:41 running time
Creation Interviewee: Banks, John L.
Interviewer: Taylor, David Vassar
Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 06/19/1974
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 43.1
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota Black History Project'

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