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Document Details


Title: Rosa Allen Wilkerson
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: Life in Church Hill. This is a tape interview with Mrs. Rosa Wilkerson in her home at 621 Overbrook Road. Mrs. Wilkerson is a retired school teacher, former Girl Scout Leader, church worker, and a long time resident of Church Hill. Though Mrs. Wilkerson now lives in the North Side of Richmond, she spent many years in Church Hill residing and contributing to the community well-being. Mrs.Wilkerson was fondly thought of by the youth of Church Hill, particularly those attending Fourth Baptist Church and George Mason School. Amongst the adults, she was considered a good friend, confidant, and an able person with the children. She and her husband, Linwood Wilkerson, were for many years fine neighbors, church workers, friends of the community. This interview is being conducted March 30th, 1982 by Akida T. Mensah.
URL: http://www.library.vcu.edu/jbc/speccoll/vbha/church/wilk.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1982 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Wilkerson, Rosa Allen, 1903-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1903
Speaker place of birth: Richmond, VA; Virginia; United States; North America
Speaker race: Black
Speaker occupation: Teacher
Age at speaking: 79
Document location: Richmond, VA
Document date: 20-Mar-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: OHI0034096-37442