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Document Details


Title: Lina Roane
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. Lina Roane, 912 Dobbs House Road, in Henrico County. Mrs. Roane, who will be 105 in January, is presently 104 years old. She was born in Durham County, North Carolina and has lived in the Richmond area since 1939. Mrs. Roane has graciously consented to share some of her memories of Richmond and Church Hill with us. She's a member of Mt. Olivet Baptist Church and she is a brave soul for allowing us to come into her home today after illness quite recently. This interview is being conducted by Akida T. Mensah, October 20, 1982, in the home of Mrs. Roane.
URL: http://www.library.vcu.edu/jbc/speccoll/vbha/church/roanel.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1982 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Roane, Lina, 1878-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1878
Speaker place of birth: Durham County, NC; North Carolina; United States; North America
Speaker race: Black
Age at speaking: 104
Document location: Richmond, VA
Document date: 02-Oct-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: OHI0034088-37434