Otis R. Anthony African Americans in Florida Oral History Project

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Interviewer

Jones, Herbert

Publisher

University of South Florida Libraries

Date

1978-09-10

Publication Date

3-11-2009

Abstract

John Williams describes working for Ringling Brothers circus from 1917 to 1932, and on Tampa's docks after 1933. He also describes his experiences at Clara Frye Hospital and Tampa General Hospital, where he was the first black patient to be treated.

Keywords

African Americans, Medical care, Florida, Tampa, History

Description

1 sound file (49 min.) : digital, MPEG4 file + ;

Subject: topical

African Americans--Medical care--Florida--Tampa; African Americans--Florida; African Americans--History--Florida

Language

English

Type

Sound

Genre

Oral histories; Online audio

Format

audio/mp3

Notes

Interview conducted September 10, 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.

Holding Location

University of South Florida

Collection

Otis R. Anthony African Americans in Florida oral history project

Identifier

A31-00055

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