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Curry, James Alfred "Billy", 1927-1998



  • Existence: 1927 - 1998

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

James Curry interviewed by Inez Ramsey, 1978 August 2

Identifier: SdArch 5. File 5-7
Scope and Contents Records the reminiscences of Mr. James Curry of Harrisonburg, Va., custodian of Spotswood Elementary School and first black deacon of the Mennonite Church in Va. Describes childhood including life on the farm, discipline of children, education (Effinger and Lucy Simms schools), childhood games; his family; black churches including the Broad Street Mennonite Church, Pleasant Hill AME Church; black communities (Port Republic, Bridgewater, Red Hill in Harrisonburg); black businesses (carpenter...
Dates: 1978 August 2