Minnesota Black History Project: Interview with S. Edward Hall
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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Mr. Hall was born in Batavia, Illinois in 1878 and died in 1975. He came to St. Paul in 1900 and operated a barbershop there for 62 years. He was an active Republican, and a founder of the St. Paul Urban League and the Hallie Q. Brown Community Center. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: The 1970 interview has information on John Q. Adams and his newspaper, blacks in the state legislature, the NAACP, the Afro-American League, the Niagara movement, interracial marriages in the early 1900s, discrimination in St. Paul hotels and stories of customers and friends.
Quantity 2 hours sound cassette
26 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:03:10 running time
Creation Interviewee: Hall, S. Edward
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: 12/19/1970
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 43.8
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota Black History Project'

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