Otis R. Anthony African Americans in Florida Oral History Project

Title

Jessie West

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Interviewer

Anthony, Otis R.

Publisher

University of South Florida Libraries

Date

1978-09-13

Publication Date

3-11-2009

Abstract

Jessie West describes how the Depression affected African Americans in Tampa. She also discusses living conditions in Quincy, Florida during the 1910s, and describes a lynching that took place there between 1917 and 1918.

Keywords

African Americans, Florida, History

Description

1 sound file (15 min.) : digital, MPEG4 file + ;

Subject: topical

African Americans--Florida; African Americans--History--Florida

Language

English

Type

Sound

Genre

Oral histories; Online audio

Format

audio/mp3

Notes

Interview conducted September 13, 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

A31-00053

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