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Vernon M. Herron oral history interview, 2007 March 13

 Digital Record
Identifier: OH-HE0551

Dates

  • 2007-03-13

Summary

Dr. Vernon Herron shares his memories of growing up near the Brooklyn neighborhood of Charlotte, North Carolina, also known as Second Ward. Mr. Herron describes his education attending Myers Street Elementary and Second Ward High School, where he was the student body president, and learning about Shaw University in church, where he later earned a degree. He discusses churches in Charlotte, including Ebenezer Baptist Church, of which he was a member, and the United House of Prayer for All People and its charismatic leader, Bishop Daddy Grace. Other topics include the NAACP in Charlotte, the Alexander family and other community leaders, and Brooklyn's rat and vermin problem.

Extent

73 Minutes

Language

English

Repository Details

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

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