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Document Details


Title: Helen Williams Fitzpatrick
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Virginia Commonwealth University. James Branch Cabell Library. Special Collections and Archives. Virginia Black History Archives
Collection: Church Hill Oral History Collection
Description: This is a tape interview with Mrs. Helen Williams Fitzpatrick, of 4321 Faquier Avenue, Richmond, VA. Mrs. Fitzpatrick has agreed to share some of her remembrances of living in the Jefferson Park area of Church Hill during the early 1900's. She claims to have witnessed the cave in of the train tunnel that went under the Jefferson Park in 1925. This interview was conducted August 17, 1982 in the home of Mrs. Fitzpatrick at 2:00 p.m. . Mrs. Fitzpatrick was interviewed by Akida T. Mensah.
URL: http://www.library.vcu.edu/jbc/speccoll/vbha/church/fitz.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1982 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Fitzpatrick, Helen Williams, 1911-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1911
Speaker race: Black
Age at speaking: 71
Document location: Richmond, VA
Document date: 17-Aug-1982
Interviewer: Mensah, Akida M.
Locations discussed: North America; Richmond, VA; United States; Virginia
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Historic districts--Richmond (Va.); Neighborhood--Richmond (Va.); North America; Oral history; Richmond (Va.)--History; Richmond, VA; United States; Virginia
ASP release: 2007-01
Document code: OHI0034071-37415