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Minnesota Black History Project: Interview with Zorra LaVerne Sims Thomas
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Mrs. Thomas was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on May 11, 1924. She is the daughter of Fred Sims (born in Omaha, Nebraska on December 23, 1897) and Florence Austin (born in Hastings, Minnesota on October 28, 1900). SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Mrs. Thomas discusses the background and life of her great-grandfather, Joseph Edwards, who was born in Kalamazoo, Missouri in 1844 and migrated to Lakeville, Minnesota in about 1858.
1 hour sound cassette
7 pages transcript
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
00:18:10 running time
Interviewee: Thomas, Zorra LaVerne Sims
Interviewer: Taylor, David Vassar
Made in: Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH 43.28 (Library Call Number)
MNHS Library Catalog
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota Black History Project'