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Elizabeth Sadler, 2004 April 24

Identifier: OH-SA0485

Scope and Contents

Elizabeth Sadler recounts her early life growing up on her family's farm in the small, rural section of northwestern Mecklenburg County known as Shuffletown during the 1920s-1940s. She shares memories of her mother cooking Sunday dinner and long days spent at church services at St. Johns Chapel Baptist Church. She also discusses how she met her husband and her continued dedication to working at the church as an adult, providing programs for the youth and senior church members.


  • 2004 April 24

Biographical Note

Elizabeth Sadler was a 88-year-old woman at the time of interview, which took place in Charlotte, North Carolina. She was born in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina in 1917. She completed the seventh grade and was employed as a cook at Union Carbide.


22 Minutes



Repository Details

Part of the Oral Histories, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte Repository

Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte NC 28223 USA