Minnesota Black History Project: Interview with Carrie L. Dozier

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Titles Minnesota Black History Project: Interview with Carrie L. Dozier
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Mrs. Dozier was born September 1, 1892 in Belview, Maryland. Her parents were Henry Simpson and Elmira Jackson (Belview, Maryland, 1862-1932). She moved to Duluth in 1921 and has been a Minnesota resident for 54 years. She is a past grand matron of the Minnesota jurisdiction of the Order of the Eastern Star, a trustee and the oldest living member of St. Mark's A.M.E. Church and a past treasurer of the Duluth NAACP. She is the widow of G.W. Dozier. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Mrs. Dozier discusses social and economic conditions of blacks in Duluth from the 1920s through the 1950s, their educational opportunities, the lynching of blacks in Duluth in 1920, the United States Steel Corporation company town of Gary, Minnesota (St. Louis County), NAACP activities since the 1920s and the religious life of the community.
Quantity 1 hour sound cassette
24 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 00:41:46 running time
Creation Interviewee: Dozier, Carrie L.
Interviewer: Foster, W. J. Musa
Interviewer: Simba, Malik
Interviewer: Jones, Seitu
Made in: Duluth, Saint Louis County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 07/30/1975
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 43.6 (Library Call Number)
More Info MNHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota Black History Project'


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