Oral history interview with S. Edward Hall
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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: S. Edward Hall was born in Batavia, Illinois, in 1878. He came to St. Paul in 1900 and operated a barbershop downtown for sixty-two years. He was active in St. Paul community life and was a founder of the St. Paul Urban League. Hall died in October of 1975. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Early black migration to St. Paul and Minnesota; the forming of the Urban League; black employment in the early part of the century; blacks in building trades in St. Paul; the Duluth lynching; and the Hinckley forest fire.
Quantity 1 hour sound cassette
16 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 00:46:59 running time
Creation Interviewee: Hall, S. Edward
Interviewer: Nance, Ethel Ray
Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 05/28/1974
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 54
Accession Number AV1997.195
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