Minnesota Black History Project: Interview with Zorra LaVerne Sims Thomas
Part 1


Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Mrs. Thomas was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on May 11, 1924. She is the daughter of Fred Sims (born in Omaha, Nebraska on December 23, 1897) and Florence Austin (born in Hastings, Minnesota on October 28, 1900). SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Mrs. Thomas discusses the background and life of her great-grandfather, Joseph Edwards, who was born in Kalamazoo, Missouri in 1844 and migrated to Lakeville, Minnesota in about 1858.
Quantity 1 hour sound cassette
7 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 00:18:10 running time
Creation Interviewee: Thomas, Zorra LaVerne Sims
Interviewer: Taylor, David Vassar
Made in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 07/24/1974
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 43.28
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota Black History Project'

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