Willie Mickens and Rufus Robinson describe life for African Americans in Tampa during the early 20th century. Particular emphasis is given to Prohibition, Charlie Moon, and the Ku Klux Klan. Mickens also discusses Marcus Garvey, who was in prison with him during the 1930s.
African Americans, Florida, History
University of South Florida
Interview conducted September 7, 1978. Interviewed by Otis R. Anthony and members of the Black History Research Project of Tampa. Other interviewers for the Black History Research Project of Tampa were Fred Beaton, Joyce Dyer, Herbert Jones, and Shirley Smith.
Mickens, Willie and Robinson, Rufus, "Willie Mickens, Rufus Robinson Oral History Interview" (2009). Otis R. Anthony African Americans in Florida Oral History Project. 1.