Otis R. Anthony African Americans in Florida Oral History Project

Title

Bessie McGee

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Interviewer

Jones, Herbert

Publisher

University of South Florida Libraries

Date

1978-09-13

Publication Date

2-3-2009

Abstract

Bessie McGhee describes her life in Tampa during the 1910s and 1920s. Particular attention is given to Beulah Baptist Church and Central Avenue, the African American business and entertainment district.

Keywords

African Americans, Social life and customs, Florida, Tampa, History

Description

1 sound file (26 min.) : digital, MPEG4 file + ;

Subject: topical

African Americans--Social life and customs--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 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

A31-00036

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