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Vermelle Diamond Ely, Price Davis, Wright Hunter, Calvin Davis, and Naomi Davis oral history interview, 2004 March 25

 Digital Record
Identifier: OH-EL0378

Dates

  • 2004-03-25

Summary

In this group interview, Vermelle Diamond Ely, Price Davis, Wright Hunter, Calvin Davis, and Naomi Davis share their memories of the Brooklyn neighborhood in Charlotte, North Carolina, also known as Second Ward. The interviewees discuss Second Ward High School, teachers, and extracurricular activities. Other topics include black-owned churches and businesses in Brooklyn, recreation, jobs held as teenagers, nearby communities including Cherry and Third Ward, and how urban renewal destroyed the Brooklyn community.

Extent

70 Minutes

Language

English

Repository Details

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

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Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
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Charlotte NC 28223 USA