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Oral history interview with Mildred Owsley Buchanan, 1980 November, excerpt 03

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Creator:Buchanan, Mildred Owsley, 1902-2000
Creator:Clements, Paul, 1947-
Title:Oral history interview with Mildred Owsley Buchanan, 1980 November, excerpt 03
Date:1980 Nov.

An excerpt from an oral history interview with Nashville educator Mildred Owsley Buchanan., conducted on two dates in November 1980 by Paul Clements as part of the Century III Nashville: Nashville Heritage Project. Buchanan, a home economics teacher in Nashville city schools from the late 1920s through ca. 1963, discusses the tenant houses occupied by African American workers in the area of Lebanon Road where she grew up. She describes the interior of one of these houses. The complete interview is available in the repository.

Types:Sound recordings | Oral histories | Sound
Subjects:Buchanan, Mildred Owsley, 1902-2000 | Teachers--Tennessee--Nashville | Country life--Tennessee | Buildings--Tennessee--Nashville | Architecture--Tennessee--Nashville | Farm tenancy--Tennessee--Nashville | Tenant farmers--Tennessee--Nashville | African Americans--Tennessee--Nashville--Social conditions | Agricultural laborers--Tennessee--Nashville | African American agricultural laborers--Tennessee--Nashville | Dwellings--Tennessee--Nashville | Nashville (Tenn.)--History--Sources | Nashville (Tenn.)--Social conditions | Tennessee--Rural conditions | Lebanon Road (Nashville, Tenn.) | Nashville (Tenn.)--Buildings, structures, etc. | Nashville (Tenn.)--Race relations | Buchanan, Mildred Owsley, 1902-2000--Interviews | United States, Tennessee, Davidson County, Nashville, 36.1658899, -86.7844432
Collection:Nashville Public Library Digital Collections Portal: Civil Rights
Institution:Nashville Public Library
Contributors:Public Library of Nashville and Davidson County. Special Collections Division
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Excerpted from: CentIIIBuchanan audio cassette recording converted to mp3 format in 2006.

Century III Nashville Collection, Special Collections Division, Nashville Public Library.

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Forms part of the online collection: Civil Rights Online Collection.

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