Daisy Stroud , 2007 April 12
Scope and Contents
Native Charlottean Daisy Stroud shares her memories of the Brooklyn neighborhood of Charlotte, North Carolina, also known as Second Ward. Ms. Stroud was a resident of First Ward, and speaks about Brooklyn being an exciting place to visit that was reminiscent of New York's Harlem. Mrs. Stroud has many fond memories of attending Second Ward High School, of the teachers, the courses and curriculum, and singing in the school's choral group. She also talks about the organization she founded with her husband, the Daisy Spears and Gerson L. Stroud Foundation, which provides college scholarships to students enrolled at Johnson C. Smith University or Fayetteville State College.
- 2007 April 12
Conditions Governing Access
3 of the 57 interviews have been digitized and are available in the digital repository.
Daisy Stroud was an 85-year-old woman at the time of interview. She was born in Charlotte, North Carolina in 1921. She graduated from Second Ward High School and Fayetteville State College, and was employed as a teacher.