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Document Details


Title: Ashby, Augustus
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of Southern Mississippi. Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage
Collection: Mississippi Oral History Project
Description: Mr. Augustus "Gus" Ashby Sr. was born July 18, 1924, in Washington, D.C., to Estell Ashby Level and Nicholas "Nick" Greece. When he and his mother moved back to Tupelo, he became active in the Rising Star M.B. Church Sunday School. As a young adult, he joined Lane Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, where he served as a steward and trustee and was an active member of the Adult's Sunday School class.
URL: http://www.lib.usm.edu/~spcol/coh/cohashbya.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1999 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Ashby, Augustus, 1924-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 18-Jul-1924
Speaker place of birth: District of Columbia; United States; North America
Speaker race: Black
Speaker occupation: Businessman; Military personnel
Age at speaking: 75
Document date: 09-Nov-1999
Interviewer: Mitchell, Lena
Locations discussed: Mississippi; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Agriculture; Cities and towns--Mississippi; City and town life--Mississippi; Community; Local history; Mississippi; Mississippi--History; North America; Oral history; United States
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0025606-27483