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Document Details


Title: Melissa West
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: Tape interview with Mrs. Melissa West. Mrs. West presently lives at 2117 Braddock Road in Henrico County, however she for many years lived in the Church Hill area and attended Good Shepard Baptist Church. Good Shepard being one of the old churches of the Hill, one of the noted churches of the Hill. Mrs. West has agreed to share her remembrances of life in Church Hill and we are happy to be able to present her recollections.
URL: http://www.library.vcu.edu/jbc/speccoll/vbha/church/west.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1982 (Year of interview)
Speaker: West, Melissa, 1889-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 29-Mar-1889
Speaker place of birth: Richmond, VA; Virginia; United States; North America
Speaker race: Black
Age at speaking: 93
Document location: Richmond, VA
Document date: 02-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: OHI0034094-37440