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Carver Gayton, August 7, 1973

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Creator:Gayton, Carver
Title:Carver Gayton, August 7, 1973
Date:1973 Aug. 7

Oral history interview with Mr. Carver Gayton of Seattle, Washington. Tape 1, Side A: 0 - 3 Family background. Father born in Seattle, mother from Nashville. Talks about growing up in Seattle. Parents worked for the post office. Other jobs. 3 - 7 Black churches. YMCA and YWCA. Other social activities. Famous black performers. 7 - 10 The Hendrix family. Other social clubs. Grandfather's activity in Republican Party. Many blacks lined up with leftist concerns. 10 - 12 Father worked at the Black Diamond Coal Mine in what is now Hazelwood. Grandfather moved there in the 20's. 12 - 14 Black businesses in Seattle. 14 - 17 Talks about his children. Not many contacts with relatives back East. Other black families in the area. Changes in black fashions. 17 - 25 Sports activities. Carver AC's an all-black baseball team. Other social activities. Black music. 27 - 29 Talks about his job.

Subjects:Gayton, Carver | Oral history--United States | African Americans--Washington (State)--Seattle | African Americans--Tennessee--Nashville | Family--History | Hendrix family | Seattle Post Office | Seattle Post Office--Officials and employees | Postal service--Washington (State)--Seattle | Postal service--Officials and employees--Washington (State)--Seattle | African American churches--Washington (State)--Seattle | African Americans--Religion | YMCA (Seattle, Wash.) | YWCA (Seattle, Wash.) | Clubs--Washington (State)--Seattle | Societies--Washington (State)--Seattle | Social groups--Washington (State)--Seattle | Republican Party (Wash.) | Republican Party (Seattle, Wash.) | African American political activists--Washington (State)--Seattle | African Americans--Politics and government | African American radicals--Washington (State)--Seattle | Radicals--Washington (State)--Seattle | Left-wing extremists--Washington (State)--Seattle | Entertaining--Washington (State)--Seattle | Amusements--Washington (State)--Seattle | Entertainment events--Washington (State)--Seattle | African American entertainers--Washington (State)--Seattle | African American entertainers | Entertainers--Washington (State)--Seattle | Entertainers--United States | Black Diamond Coal Company | Coal mines and mining--Washington (State)--Black Diamond | African American coal miners--Washington (State)--Black Diamond | Coal miners--Washington (State)--Black Diamond | African American business enterprises--Washington (State)--Seattle | Business enterprises--Washington (State)--Seattle | African American businesspeople--Washington (State)--Seattle | Businesspeople--Washington (State)--Seattle | African American children--Washington (State)--Seattle | African American families--Washington (State)--Seattle | Clothing and dress--Washington (State)--Seattle | Fashion--Washington (State)--Seattle | African Americans--Clothing--Washington (State)--Seattle | African American baseball players--Washington (State)--Seattle | Baseball players--Washington (State)--Seattle | Baseball players--United States | Baseball teams--United States | Baseball teams--Washington (State)--Seattle | Sports--Washington (State)--Seattle | African Americans--Sports | Recreation--Washington (State)--Seattle | African Americans--Recreation | Carver AC's (Baseball team) | African Americans--Music | African American musicians--Washington (State)--Seattle | African American teachers and the community--Washington (State)--Seattle | Civic leaders--Washington (State)--Seattle | African American civic leaders--Washington (State)--Seattle | African American teachers--Washington (State)--Seattle | Teachers--Washington (State)--Seattle | Washington (State). Employment Security Dept.--Employees | Washington(State)--Officials and employees | Seattle (Wash.), 47.60621, -122.332071 | Black Diamond (Wash.) | Hazelwood (King County, Wash.) | King County (Wash.) | United States, Tennessee, Davidson County, Nashville, 36.1658899, -86.7844432
Collection:Black Oral History Collection
Institution:Washington State University's Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Contributors:Washington State University. Library. Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
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Black Oral History Interviews, 1972-1974, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University

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