Minnesota Black History Project: Interview with Adina Adams Gibbs

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Titles Minnesota Black History Project: Interview with Adina Adams Gibbs
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Mrs. Gibbs is the daughter of Ella and John Q. Adams (1848-1922). Her father was the publisher of the Western Appeal, her uncle (Cyrus Field Adams, 1857- ), is the editor of the Chicago Appeal, and her grandfather (Henry Adams) was a famous Baptist minister in Kentucky. She lived in Minneapolis all her life. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Mrs. Gibbs refers to Willima Trotter (editor of the Boston Guardian), Booker T. Washington, Roy Wilkins and others apparently known by her father and uncle and the Adamses' concerns for the image of blacks. She also recalls the St. Paul black community at the turn of the century.
Quantity 2 hour sound cassette
50 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:57:11 running time
Creation Interviewee: Gibbs, Adina Adams
Interviewer: Taylor, David Vassar
Made in: Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 12/18/1970
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 43.7 (Library Call Number)
More Info MNHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota Black History Project'


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