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Stuart, Minnie Bell, 1894-1983


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Minnie Bell Stuart interviewed by Inez Ramsey and Brenda McCormick, July 1978

Identifier: SdArch 5. File 5-4
Scope and Contents Records the reminiscences of Mrs. Minnie Bell Stuart (b. 1894) of Harrisonburg, Va., known as Miss Minnie. Describes her childhood living in the black community of Depot Hill and Tin Cup Alley; importance of church in life as a preacher's kid, her grandmother teaching Sunday school to both black and white children from Effinger Street, founding of the AME Church (preacher from Africa, Rev. Marion Gioper, also Rev. Collings); daily life fetching water at the Spring House, using Black's Run as...
Dates: July 1978