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Our Gathering Places Oral History Project

21 INTERVIEWS

DATE: 1997-1998

INTERVIEWER: Daniel Bergin, Philip Kretsedemas, Kari Morehouse, Nora Murphy, Mary Murphy-Gnatz and David Vassar Taylor

Most of these interviews were conducted to obtain background material for an exhibit at the Minnesota History Center about the African American community in Minnesota. Those done by Mary Murphy-Gnatz and her colleagues were conducted to prepare curriculum materials for fourth graders. The interviews primarily focus on neighborhood activities, barbershops, and beauty shops, although several musicians were interviewed and also some people who grew up outside metropolitan area.

LENGTH OF INTERVIEWS: 20 hours 3 minutes

TRANSCRIPTS: 404 pages

Our Gathering Places Oral History Project: Interview with Gene Adams
Gene Adams
Our Gathering Places Oral History Project: Interview with Aden Amin Awil and family
Aden Amin Awil family
Our Gathering Places Oral History Project: Interview with Thelma Brown and Pauline Young
Thelma Brown & Pauline Young
Our Gathering Places Oral History Project: Interview with Michael Chaney
Michael Chaney
Our Gathering Places Oral History Project: Interview with Roberta Davis
Roberta Davis
Our Gathering Places Oral History Project: Interview with W. Harry Davis Sr.
W. Harry Davis Sr.
Our Gathering Places Oral History Project: Interview with James Griffin
James Griffin
Our Gathering Places Oral History Project: Interview with David Harper
David Harper
Our Gathering Places Oral History Project: Interview with Nellie Stone Johnson
Nellie Stone Johnson
Our Gathering Places Oral History Project: Interview with Eric Mosley and Yvette Pye
Eric Mosely & Yvette Pye
Our Gathering Places Oral History Project: Interview with Eula T. Murphy
Eula T. Murphy
Our Gathering Places Oral History Project: Interview with Lottie Neal
Lottie Neal
Our Gathering Places Oral History Project: Interview with Charles Nichols Sr.
Charles Nichols Sr.
Our Gathering Places Oral History Project: Interview with Art Rinehart
Art Rinehart
Our Gathering Places Oral History Project: Interview with Charles Rogers
Charles Rogers
Our Gathering Places Oral History Project: Interview with DeVaughnia Simmons
DeVaughnia Simmons
Our Gathering Places Oral History Project: Interview with Lorraine Tate and Jeffrey Tate
Lorraine & Jeffrey Tate
Our Gathering Places Oral History Project: Interview with David Vassar Taylor
David Vassar Taylor
Our Gathering Places Oral History Project: Interview with Lee Thomas
Lee Thomas
Our Gathering Places Oral History Project: Interview with Pauline Young and Sylvester Young Jr.
Pauline & Sylvester Young Jr.
Our Gathering Places Oral History Project: Interview with Pauline Young
Pauline Young