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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.
African Americans, Social life and customs, Florida, Tampa, History
1 sound file (26 min.) and 1 transcript (11 p.)
African Americans--Social life and customs--Florida--Tampa; 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.
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Otis R. Anthony African Americans in Florida oral history project
McGee, Bessie, "Bessie McGee Oral History Interview" (2009). Otis R. Anthony African Americans in Florida Oral History Project. 76.