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Catalog Number CC2016.17.1
Title Oral history interview with Shelton Tucker, 2016 March 12
Credit line Courtesy of Shelton Tucker.
Collection Oral History Collection
Object Type Digital Gift
Date 2016-03-12
Narrator's name Shelton Tucker
Description/Scope & Content Shelton R. Tucker, interviewed by Mike Cobb, recorded March 12, 2016, at Hunt for Hampton History. The narrator describes integration of the U.S. military in the 1950s and 1960s, including his experience living on American bases overseas vs. segregated communities in the U.S. The narrator also discusses his ancestor, Willian Tucker, and his legacy and memory.
Interviewer Cobb, Mike
Interview date 2016-03-12
Interview place Hampton History Museum Great Hall
Length of Interview 00:27:01
Extent of Description Master video file (mp4)
Web access video file (mp4)
Narrator photo (jpg)
People Tucker, William
Tucker, Shelton R.
Topics Civil Rights (Segregation/Integration/Jim Crow)
African-American History
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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