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Catalog Number CC2016.15.1
Title Oral history interview with Sylvester Artis, 2016 March 12
Credit line Courtesy of Sylvester Artis.
Collection Oral History Collection
Object Type Digital Gift
Date 2016-03-12
Narrator's name Sylvester Artis
Description/Scope & Content Sylvester L. Artis, II, interviewed by Mike Cobb, recorded March 12, 2016, at Hunt for Hampton History. The narrator describes performing as a local musician in the 1960s, especially at the Chateau Restaurant and with artists such as James Brown, Charlie Fox, Ike and Tina Turner, and The Pips. The narrator also describes segregation of concert and entertainment venues.
Interviewer Cobb, Mike
Interview date 2016-03-12
Interview place Hampton History Museum Great Hall
Length of Interview 00:17:41
Extent of Description Master video file (mp4)
Web access video file (mp4)
Narrator photo (jpg)
People Brown, James
Fox, Charlie
Turner, Ike
Turner, Tina
Topics Fine Arts (Music, Theatre, Visual Arts, etc.)
Civil Rights (Segregation/Integration/Jim Crow)
Place Names District09--Wythe
Structure--W.Pembroke Ave. #2003
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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