Rondo Oral History Project: Interview with Floyd George Smaller, Jr.

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Titles Rondo Oral History Project: Interview with Floyd George Smaller, Jr.
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Floyd G. Smaller lived in the Rondo neighborhood and in the South. He came home to be a teacher and a coach. He was a member and commander of the Gopher Elk’s Drum and Bugle Corps. He went to a traditional black college in Arkansas. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Living outside Rondo and then moving into the Rondo corridor as a young child; the music scene in Rondo; the teen scene when the freeway was destroying a community; challenges he surmounted to earn a college degree and become a high school teacher and athletic coach.
Quantity 1 sound cassette
67 pages transcript
2 audio files
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:16:03 running time
Creation Interviewer: Cavett, Kate
Interviewee: Smaller, Floyd George Jr.
Made in: Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 04/02/2004
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 110.27 (Library Call Number)
AV2007.22.27 (Accession Number)
More Info Collection Finding Aid
MNHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Rondo Oral History Project'


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