This is an oral history with Wanda Stuart, a resident of Laurel Park in St. Petersburg, Florida. During this interview, Stuart describes her family, what it was like growing up, and the various changes made to the Laurel Park and Campbell Park neighborhoods, including the removal of the gas plant. She recollects the number of churches that have remained and her education and friendships in this area. In addition, Stuart encourages listeners to look up their family histories and genealogy for the sake of familial preservation.
African American Burial Ground Project (AABGP), African American Burial Grounds Oral History Project, Oaklawn cemetery, Evergreen cemetery, Lincoln cemetery, reinterrment
African American Burial Ground Project (AABGP); African American Burial Grounds Oral History Project; Oaklawn cemetery; Evergreen cemetery; Lincoln cemetery; reinterment
1 sound file (39min.) : digital, MP3 file + 1 PDF
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African American Burial Grounds
Jackson, Wanda, "Wanda Stuart oral history interview" (2022). African American Burial Grounds Oral History Project. 9.