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Roberta Morgan Webb interviewed by Vicki Bemisderfer, 1978 July 20

Identifier: SdArch 5. File 5-6

Scope and Contents

Records the reminiscences of Mrs. Roberta Morgan Webb (b. 1889), a teacher for many years in the Harrisonburg, Va. area. Born in Raleigh, N.C., she spent her formative years with the Middleditches, a white family. Describes childhood (games, farming, holidays); education in integrated schools in Pa. and N.J. (ex. Ridley and Westfield, N.J.), graduation at Hampton College, teaching with L. Simms, Effinger School; home remedies; R. Earl Johnson; her family and children; and relations between blacks and whites. Recorded at the Va. Mennonite Nursing Home in Harrisonburg, Va. on July 20, 1978.


  • 1978 July 20


Access Restrictions

Oral history is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Copyright interests have been transferred to Carrier Library.


From the Collection: 0.46 cubic feet (7 folders, 15 audiocassettes, 15 cds)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Location of Interview

The Virginia Mennonite Nursing Home in Harrisonburg, Virginia.


Repository Details

Part of the James Madison University Libraries Special Collections Repository

820 Madison Drive
MSC 1706
Harrisonburg Virginia 22807
(540) 568-3612