Minnesota Black History Project: Interview with Mattie Vera Jackson Rhodes
Part 1


Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Mrs. Rhodes was born in Stillwater, Minnesota on October 6, 1889. Her father, Charles Myrick Jackson, was born in Macon, Missouri in 1850 and her mother, Mattie Porter Jackson, was born in Washington, D.C. in 1854. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Mrs. Rhodes discusses family history, including her father's migration to Stillwater at the close of the Civil War, family life and interaction with other black settlers in the area, the Hinckley fire (1894) and her family's move to St. Paul in 1903.
Quantity 1.5 hours sound cassette
12 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 00:21:50 running time
Creation Interviewee: Rhodes, Mrs. Mattie Vera Jackson
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: 06/26/1974
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 43.21
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota Black History Project'

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