Jennifer Gamble, resident of Lakewood Estates in St. Petersburg, FL, discusses the Oaklawn Cemetery and witnessed changes to her neighborhood. Gamble describes her family's connection to the cemetery and family businesses, including Creal Funeral Home and Cremation and Sanchez Rehoboth Mortuary and Cremation Services, which served a large segment of the Tampa and St. Petersburg population. Jennifer Gamble also clarifies questions regarding African American Funeral customs, such as the service and repass, in addition to calling for audiences to remember their deceased family members' names in remembrance of their lives.
African American Burial Ground Project (AABGP), African American Burial Grounds Oral History Project, Oaklawn Cemetery, Evergreen Cemetery, Lincoln Cemetery, reinternment
African American Burial Ground Project (AABGP); African American Burial Grounds Oral History Project; Oaklawn Cemetery; Evergreen Cemetery; Lincoln Cemetery; reinterment
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African American Burial Grounds
Gamble, Jennifer, "Jennifer Gamble Oral History Interview" (2023). African American Burial Grounds Oral History Project. 12.