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Catalog Number CC2014.30.1
Title Oral history interview with Lennie Davis and Donna Davis, c.June 2014
Credit line Courtesy of Lennie Davis and Donna Davis, by arrangement with St. Cyprian's Episcopal Church.
Collection St. Cyprian's Episcopal Church Oral History Project
Object Type Digital Gift
Date 2014-06?
Narrator's name Lennie Davis and Donna Davis
Description/Scope & Content Lennie Davis, with her daughter Donna Davis, interviewed by Olive Springer Ezell, recorded circa June 2014, for St. Cyprian's Episcopal Church Oral History Project. Lennie Davis describes her experience and history at St. Cyprian's Episcopal Church, Jim Crow in Hampton, black businesses, the downtown area of Hampton, Hampton University, and the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s.
Interviewer Olive Springer Ezell
Interview place St. Cyprian's Episcopal Church
Length of Interview 01:12:04
Extent of Description Master/original audio file (mp3)
Edited audio file (mp3)
Narrator photo (jpg)
People Davis, Lennie
Davis, Donna
Taylor, Alfred
Brown, Montrose
Anderson, Marianne
Anderson, Ardelle
Bailey, Pearl
Fitzgerald, Ella
Maynor, Dorothy
Topics African-American History
Religion/Churches
Civil Rights (Segregation/Integration/Jim Crow)
Great Depression
Businesses
Seafood Industry
Place Names District10--Aberdeen
Structure--St. Cyprian's Episcopal Church
District07--Phoebus/HU
Site--Hampton University
District08--Downtown
Site--Downtown Hampton
Parent Collection record CC2014.27.1
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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