Flexan Pierce, October 30, 1972
@ Washington State University. Library. Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
DescriptionOral history interview with Flexan Pierce of Spokane, Washington. Some remarks made by her husband are also on the tape. Tape 1, Side A: 0 - 3 Came from North Carolina by train. Black churches. Other organizations--NAACP. 3 - 6 Emancipation Day. Blacks lived all over town and many owned property. Negro businesses. 6 - 8 Father was very strict. Churchwork quite important. Schooling. 8 - 11 Black population. Maintain contact with relatives in North Carolina. 11 - 12 Her marriage. 12 - 13 Other black families in Spokane. 13 - 21 Clothing styles. Why people decided to move out West from the South. Her husband talks a bit about his early life (This is hard to understand). He talks about his experiences in World War II. 21 - 25 Black clubs. Politics. What happened to blacks when they moved from Spokane. 25 - 30 Unintelligible. Tape 1, Side B 0 - 10 General discussion about their family. How the times have changed. (This is very difficult to hear.)The Civil Rights Digital Library received support from a National Leadership Grant for Libraries awarded to the University of Georgia by the Institute of Museum and Library Services for the aggregation and enhancement of partner metadata.