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Oral history interview with James H. Crowder, 1986 August 28, excerpt 03

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Creator:Crowder, James Henry, 1908-1997
Creator:Mitchell, Reavis
Title:Oral history interview with James H. Crowder, 1986 August 28, excerpt 03
Date:1986 Aug. 28

An excerpt from an oral history interview with Nashville barbershop owner James H. Crowder, conducted on 28 August 1986 by Reavis Mitchell as part of the Century III Nashville: Nashville Heritage Project. Crowder discusses recreational activities when he was a child, including the fact that there was no place that allowed African Americans to swim. The complete interview, as well an index, is available in the Special Collections Division.

Types:Sound recordings | Oral histories | Sound
Subjects:Crowder, James Henry, 1908-1997--Interviews | Businesspeople--Tennessee--Nashville | Barbers--Tennessee--Nashville | African Americans--Tennessee--Nashville | African Americans--Social conditions--Tennessee--Nashville | Segregation--Tennessee--Nashville | Civil rights--Tennessee--Nashville | Recreation--Tennessee--Nashville | Swimming--Tennessee--Nashville | African Americans--Recreation--Tennessee--Nashville | Nashville (Tenn.)--History--Sources | Nashville (Tenn.)--Commerce | Nashville (Tenn.)--Social conditions | Nashville (Tenn.)--Social life and customs | 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: OHP86Crowder 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.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digital.library.nashville.org/u?/nr,834