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Document Details


Title: George Gibson
Local code: OH 90.1
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of North Carolina, Asheville. D. Hiden Ramsey Library. Special Collections
Collection: South Asheville Colored Cemetery, 1840-1943
Description: Mr. Gibson remembers playing in the cemetery as a child. He describes the efforts of the South Asheville Cemetery Association to reclaim and restore the abandoned cemetery. The Cemetery Association, of which Mr. Gibson is president, is working to see the cemetery designated an Historic Site.
Extent: 6 pages
URL: http://toto.lib.unca.edu/findingaids/oralhistory/SACC/gibson.html
Original Language: English
Time span: 1900 to 1989
Speaker: Gibson, George
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker race: Black
Speaker occupation: President
Document date: 02-Aug-1989
Interviewer: Armmond, Lewis
Locations discussed: Asheville, NC; North America; North Carolina; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African Americans; Asheville, NC; Burial; Cemeteries--North Carolina; Community; Historic sites--North Carolina; North America; North Carolina; Oral history; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Colored cemeteries
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0022521-23883