Oral History Interviews

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Oral History Interviews

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Oral History

Items in the Oral History Interviews Collection

This interview was conducted by Roniya Cole, Danaja White, and Alyssa Gines at the Clyde C.Jordan Senior Center on July 12, 2016, with Gail Griffin. Gail talks about when she went to school as a child. She said that they ate soul food most of the…

In this oral history interview, conducted by Amonta Jones at the Clyde C. Jordan Center on July 12, 2016, James Wilson talks about the music he liked, enjoying dancing, and his love of hot dogs.

In this oral history interview, conducted by Ja'Niyha Cherry and Armijah Paulette, Kelvin Ellis talked about how he and his cousin were the first two black kids attending an all- white-kids school. They were bullied and talked about every day. Then…

In this interview, conducted by Elijah Gines and Thomas Harris at the Clyde C. Jordan Senior Center on July 12, 2016, Aganae Stennis talks about what she did when she was a child. She says that she played cards. She mentions that she attended Dunbar…

In this oral history interview by Nathaniel Brewster, conducted at the Clyde C. Jordan Senior Center on July 12, 2016, Elnora Taylor talks about her years at Eastside High School. She ate pies, ribs, and greens. She likes church and gospel music.

In this oral history interview, conducted by Lee Sayles at the Clyde C. Jordan Senior Center on July 12, 2016, Ellian Vyas discusses fashion and how it changed over time. Though she is very brief on the subject of the environment, she talks a lot…

In this oral history interview, conducted by Kendrick Barker at the Clyde C. Jordan Senior Center on July 12, 2016, Irlene Tabbs discusses how her mom always cooked so she said she didn't know too many restaurants as a kid.

In this oral history interview, conducted by Armijah Paulette and Ja'Niyha Cherry at the Clyde C. Jordan Senior Center on July 12,16. Lana Sampton discussed what kind of dishes she had as a child, including soul food.

In this oral history interview, conducted by Damont Jenkins and Kendrick Barker at the Clyde C. Jordan Senior Center on July 12, 2016, Loretta talked about how she didn't go to school in East St. Louis she went to school in Missouri. Loretta said the…

In this oral history interview, conducted by Karl Lofton and DaQuain White, at the Clyde C. Jordan Senior Center on July 12, 2016, Yvette Johnson talked about fashion and how she had always wanted to have her shoe made in big companies.
She…

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