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Minnesota Black History Project: Interview with Mattie Vera Jackson Rhodes
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Mrs. Rhodes was born in Stillwater, Minnesota on October 6, 1889. Her father, Charles Myrick Jackson, was born in Macon, Missouri in 1850 and her mother, Mattie Porter Jackson, was born in Washington, D.C. in 1854. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Mrs. Rhodes discusses family history, including her father's migration to Stillwater at the close of the Civil War, family life and interaction with other black settlers in the area, the Hinckley fire (1894) and her family's move to St. Paul in 1903.
1.5 hours sound cassette
12 pages transcript
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
00:21:50 running time
Interviewee: Rhodes, Mrs. Mattie Vera Jackson
Interviewer: Taylor, David Vassar
Made in: Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH 43.21 (Library Call Number)
MNHS Library Catalog
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota Black History Project'