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Document Details


Title: Mable Wall Jones
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of Virginia. Carter G. Woodson Institute. Virginia Center for Digital History
Collection: Ridge Street Oral Histories
Description: Mable Jones moved with her mother to Ridge Street in 1957. She lived in the house there until 1994 when a rotten tree collapsed onto it and caused enough damage that the house had to be demolished. In this interview, she and her son Thomas Jones share their memories of Ridge Street and their lives growing up in Charlottesville. They talk about schooling, working in the area, and their involvement in their church, Mt. Zion Baptist Church.
URL: http://www.vcdh.virginia.edu/afam/raceandplace/transcripts/mjones.html
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1995 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Jones, Mable Wall, 1909-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 29-Jul-1909
Speaker place of birth: Gordonsville, VA; Virginia; United States; North America
Speaker race: Black
Age at speaking: 86
Document date: 10-Feb-1995
Interviewer: Berkeley, Diane; Hiatt, Jean
Locations discussed: Charlottesville, VA; North America; United States; Virginia
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African Americans; Charlottesville, VA; Community; Local history; Neighborhood; North America; Oral history; Race relations; United States; Virginia
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0024783-26507