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Document Details


Title: Edna Mitchell Loundes
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 taped interview with Mrs. Edna Mitchell Loundes. Mrs. Loundes has agreed to share her remembrances of life in the Church Hill area with us. Mrs. Loundes lived for many years on Pink Street between Venable and Carrington Street. She recalls her grandmother talking about the Howards (on tape but should be Harwood) who owned property along Venable Street, and believes that one of her grandparents may have been a slave on the plantation of this Howard family. This interview is being conducted by Akida T. Mensah in the home of Mrs. Loundes, 615 North 25th Street. The interview is being conducted September 9, 1982.
URL: http://www.library.vcu.edu/jbc/speccoll/vbha/church/loundes.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1982 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Loundes, Edna Mitchell, 1892-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 16-Dec-1892
Speaker place of birth: District of Columbia; United States; North America
Speaker race: Black
Speaker occupation: Butcher; Cook
Age at speaking: 90
Document location: Richmond, VA
Document date: 09-Sep-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: OHI0034084-37429