Otis R. Anthony
University of South Florida Libraries
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.
African Americans, Florida, History
1 sound file (15 min.) and 1 transcript (4 p.)
African Americans--Florida; African Americans--History--Florida
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.
University of South Florida
Otis R. Anthony African Americans in Florida oral history project
West, Jessie, "Jessie West Oral History Interview" (2009). Otis R. Anthony African Americans in Florida Oral History Project. 37.