African American Burial Grounds Oral History Project
 

Interviewee

Wanda Jackson

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Interviewer

Antoinette Jackson

Date

2022-07-13

Publication Date

12-8-2022

Abstract

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.

Keywords

African American Burial Ground Project (AABGP), African American Burial Grounds Oral History Project, Oaklawn cemetery, Evergreen cemetery, Lincoln cemetery, reinterrment

Subject: topical

African American Burial Ground Project (AABGP); African American Burial Grounds Oral History Project; Oaklawn cemetery; Evergreen cemetery; Lincoln cemetery; reinterment

Subject: geographic

Florida

Language

English

Type

Sound

Genre

Oral history

Format

1 sound file (39min.) : digital, MP3 file + 1 PDF

Holding Location

University of South Florida

Was this content written or created while at USF?

Yes

Collection

African American Burial Grounds

Identifier

A67-00009

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