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Document Details


Title: Mabel Burts
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: City of Alexandria, Virginia. Historic Alexandria
Collection: Historic Alexandria Oral History Collection
Description: Mabel Burts has fond memories of her neighborhood around St. Asaph and Franklin Sts. where she was raised by an extended family, including her grandmother who had been a slave. She worked at the torpedo factory and Ft. Belvoir's Army Hospital. She has been very active at her church assisting in many social activities and benefit programs.
URL: http://oha.ci.alexandria.va.us/oha-main/oralhistory/oha-mabelburts.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 2002 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Burts, Mabel, 1910-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 15-Mar-1910
Speaker place of birth: Woodlawn Plantation, VA; Virginia; United States; North America
Speaker race: Black
Speaker occupation: Factory employee
Age at speaking: 92
Document location: Alexandria, VA
Document date: 20-Mar-2002
Locations discussed: Alexandria, VA; North America; United States; Virginia
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Alexandria (Va.)--History; Alexandria, VA; Local history; North America; Old Town (Alexandria, Va.)--History; Oral history; United States; Virginia
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0029165-32245