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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract In this interview, Mr. Charles Tracey, a long-time D.C. resident, discusses his life and experiences moving from Wilmington, North Carolina, to Washington, D.C.. Mr. Tracey discusses his family history and early life in Wilmington, including experiences with racism and segregation during his upbringing. He also talks about his family’s decision to move to Washington, how they secured housing in the city, and their transition to life in D.C.. He concludes the interview with a discussion of...
Abstract In this oral history interview, Easter Brown discusses her life and experiences moving from Marshville, North Carolina, to Washington, DC, in 1959. Recalling her upbringing in Marshville, Ms. Brown talks about her early educational experiences, her family’s work as sharecroppers, and racial segregation in her hometown. Ms. Brown talks about her decision to move to Washington, finding work in the city, meeting her husband and raising her children, and the changes she’s seen in her...
Abstract In this interview, Mrs. Frances Robinson, a long-time D.C. resident, discusses her life and experiences moving from Huntingdon, Tennessee, to Washington, D.C., in 1968. Mrs. Robinson discusses her upbringing and family life in Huntingdon, her family’s work as sharecroppers, and race relations in Huntingdon during her early life. She also talks about her move to D.C. in 1968 to provide childcare for her sister, the transition to city life, pursuing an education in Washington, and her 43-year...