Minnesota Black History Project: Interview with James Richard Lynn

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Titles Minnesota Black History Project: Interview with James Richard Lynn
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Mr. Lynn was born in Waterview, Kentucky on November 15, 1883 and in April of 1908 he moved to St. Paul. He worked for some years there as a janitor in the Maxfield Elementary School. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Mr. Lynn discusses family history, community life in St. Paul, including the role of fraternal lodges, the NAACP, the Urban League, and black businesses in the early 20th century.
Quantity 3 hours sound cassette
39 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:24:15 running time
Creation Interviewee: Lynn, James Richard
Interviewer: Taylor, David Vassar
Made in: Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 06/14/1974
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 43.12 (Library Call Number)
More Info MNHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota Black History Project'


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