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U.020. The Long Civil Rights Movement: The South Since the 1960s: African American Credit Unions

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

U-1098 Interview with Joseph Battle (20 items)

Date Deposited: 2016-05-04

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Reverend Joseph Battle is pastor of the 136-year-old Quankey Missionary Baptist congregation. He was born at home in 1951 near Roanoke Rapids, N.C. and grew up about four miles south on a farm where his grandfather sharecropped. His other grandfather...

U-1099 Interview with Timothy Bazemore (27 items)

Date Deposited: 2016-05-04

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: This interview centered on Timothy Bazemore’s experiences growing up in Bertie County, N.C. in a farming family, and his adult life as a farmer and businessperson. He discussed key topics such as growing up with eight siblings in rural Bertie County...

U-1100 Interview with Amaza Byrd (15 items)

Date Deposited: 2016-05-04

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: This interview centered on Amaza Byrd's life in Bertie County in eastern North Carolina, where she was born in 1932, and her experience working for the St. Luke Credit Union. She talked about her family, which includes four children and four ...

U-1101 Interview with William R. Kennedy (2 items)

Date Deposited: 2016-05-04

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: William Kennedy was born in Salisbury, N.C. and grew up in the adjacent, small community of East Spencer. He graduated from Livingstone College in Salisbury in 1962 with a degree in business education, and while he had planned on working in the ...

U-1102 Interview with Mason McCullough (2 items)

Date Deposited: 2016-05-04

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Mason McCullough met with interviewer Daphne Fruchtman at the Statesville branch of First Legacy Credit Union. Mr. McCullough was born in Kannapolis, N.C., in 1943, and he grew up there with his four brothers and two sisters, in an era when Canon ...

U-1103 Interview with James Mountain, Jr. (4 items)

Date Deposited: 2016-05-04

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: James Mountain Jr.'s father, James Mountain Sr., was one of twelve African American men who founded the St. Luke Credit Union in Bertie County in 1944. The interview focused in part on Mr. Mountain's father and the credit union. Ms. Amaza Byrd, a ...

U-1104 Interview with Charles Sanders (2 items)

Date Deposited: 2016-05-04

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: This interview centered on Charles Sanders' interest in starting the Greater Kinston Credit Union and his experiences in doing so in 1952, as well as some of his family's history in North Carolina and Florida. Key topics included Mr. Sanders' work as...

U-1105 Interview with Saundra Scales (2 items)

Date Deposited: 2016-05-04

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: This interview focused on the life of Saundra Scales, who at the time of the interview was preparing to retire as chief executive officer of First Legacy credit union. Key topics include growing up in Salisbury and Charlotte, N.C., and the ...