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|Creator:||Swett, David E., 1968-|
|Title:||Oral history interview with David Swett, Jr., 2006 July 17, excerpt 02|
|Date:||2006 July 17|
An excerpt from an oral history interview with Nashville businessman David Swett, Jr., conducted on 17 July 2006 by John Egerton as part of a cooperative effort between the Nashville Public Library's Nashville Business Leaders Oral History Project and the Southern Foodways Alliance. Swett discusses his respect for his grandfather, Walter Swett, who encountered racism when starting his businesses. The complete interview, as well as a transcript, is available in the repository.
|Types:||Oral histories | Sound recordings|
|Subjects:||Swett, David E., 1968- --Interviews | Swett, Walter, 1904-1994 | Businesspeople--Tennessee--Nashville | African American businesspeople--Tennessee--Nashville | Business enterprises--Tennessee--Nashville | Family-owned business enterprises--Tennessee--Nashville | Minority business enterprises--Tennessee--Nashville | African American business enterprises--Tennessee--Nashville | African Americans--Social conditions--Tennessee--Nashville | Nashville (Tenn.)--History--Sources | Nashville (Tenn.)--Commerce | Nashville (Tenn.)--Race relations | Nashville (Tenn.)--Social conditions | United States, Tennessee, Davidson County, Nashville, 36.1658899, -86.7844432|
|Collection:||Nashville Public Library Digital Collections Portal: Civil Rights|
|Institution:||Nashville Public Library|
|Contributors:||Egerton, John | Public Library of Nashville and Davidson County. Special Collections Division | Civil Rights Online Collection (Public Library of Nashville and Davidson County. Special Collections Division)|
Excerpted from: NBLSwettD digital recording converted from wav to mp3 format in 2006.
Nashville Business Leaders Oral History Project, Special Collections Division, Nashville Public Library.
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Forms part of the online collection: Civil Rights Online Collection.
|Persistent Link to Item:||http://digital.library.nashville.org/u?/nr,998|