Minnesota Black History Project: Interview with Tom Sligh

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Titles Minnesota Black History Project: Interview with Tom Sligh
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Reverend Sligh was born September 10, 1948 in Newbury, South Carolina. His parents were Reverend Robert Sligh, born in Prosperity, South Carolina in 1915, and Mrs. George Ann Linsey Sligh, born in Prosperity, South Carolina in 1917. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: The Reverend Sligh, who has been the pastor of the Camphor Memorial Methodist Church since 1972, discusses the history of his church since 1972, changes in its constituency and its growth. Also, he touches on the role of the black church in the preservation of African American culture.
Quantity 1 hour sound cassette
15 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 00:31:11 running time
Creation Interviewee: Sligh, Tom
Interviewer: Foster, W. J. Musa
Made in: Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 07/24/1975
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 43.25 (Library Call Number)
More Info MNHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota Black History Project'


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