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Catalog Number CC2015.23.1
Title City of Hampton Consolidation
Credit line Courtesy of Hardy Cash.
Collection Oral History Collection
Object Type Digital Gift
Date 2015-03-28
Narrator's name Hardy Cash
Description/Scope & Content Oral history interview with Hardy Cash, interviewed by Mike Cobb, recorded March 28, 2015, at Hunt for Hampton History. The narrator describes his experience in the consolidation of Elizabeth City County and the City of Hampton (1952), including first City Manager William "Bill" Coburn, City Manager Ed Johnson, mayors Ann Kilgore and Charlie Wornom, and city official Tommy Chisman. Topics discussed also include the naming of Settlers' Landing Road, redevelopment, and city projects such as the Virginia Air & Space Center and the Hampton Coliseum.
Interviewer Cobb, Mike
Interview date 2015-03-28
Interview place Hampton History Museum
Length of Interview 00:22:08
Extent of Description Master video file (mp4)
Web access video file (mp4)
People Cash, Hardy W.
Kilgore, Ann H., Mayor (Mrs. Edwin C.)
Wornom, Charles A.
Coburn, William S.
Johnson, Ed
Topics City Government
Redevelopment of Hampton
Place Names District03--Coliseum
Structure--Hampton Coliseum
District08--Downtown
Structure--Virginia Air & Space Center
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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