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Catalog Number CC2015.22.1
Title Politics in the 1950s
Credit line Courtesy of Martha Ailor.
Collection Oral History Collection
Object Type Digital Gift
Date 2015-03-28
Narrator's name Martha Ailor
Description/Scope & Content Oral history interview with Martha Ailor, interviewed by Mike Cobb, recorded March 28, 2015, at Hunt for Hampton History. The narrator describes her experience serving on Hampton City Council, political meetings in Charlie Wornom's drug store, Hampton Coliseum opening day, Mayor Ann Kilgore sitting with demonstrators at Woolworth's Sit-In (1960), influence of C. Alton Lindsay, and Mercury Program and NACA/NASA.
Interviewer Cobb, Mike
Interview date 2015-03-28
Interview place Hampton History Museum
Length of Interview 00:17:57
Extent of Description Master video file (mp4)
Web access video file (mp4)
People Ailor, Martha
Lindsay, C. Alton
Kilgore, Ann H., Mayor (Mrs. Edwin C.)
Wornom, Charles A.
Topics Langley Field/AFB/NACA/NASA
City Government
Businesses
Place Names District--Langley (LAFB/LaRC)
District03--Coliseum
District08--Downtown
Structure--W.Queen St. #12-14(2)
Notes Oral history interviews are the personal memories and reflections of the narrator, and the Hampton History Museum cannot guarantee the accuracy of an interview's content. The views and opinions expressed by the narrator are not necessarily those of the Hampton History Museum or City of Hampton.
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