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Interview with Elder E. Seymour

Repository: Pikes Peak Library District. Special Collections

Collection Description (Extant): Interview with Elder E. Seymour, Colorado Springs, Colorado, by Andrew Gulliford. Elder Seymour was born to former slaves William and Elizabeth Seymour February 25, 1881, in Kansas. The family moved to a ranch near Colorado Springs around 1899 then into town around 1910. Topics include farming near Black Forest, Colorado; types of work and wages for blacks in Colorado Springs 1910-1975; working in the coal mines; other Colorado Springs black pioneers. Elder Seymour died in Colorado Springs in November 1978.

Access Copy Note: Audio recording available at Pikes Peak Library District, Special Collection

Condition Note: No known condition problems

Date(s): 1975

Digital Status: Yes

Existing IDs: OH-VI-5b

Extent: 1 sound tape reel 7 in.

Finding Aid: No

Language: English

Related Archival Items: None

Interviewees: Elder E. Seymour

Rights (Extant): The collection is open to the public. However, the researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming to the laws of libel, privacy and copyright that may be involved in the use of this collection.

Subjects:

African Americans--Colorado
African Americans--Employment
Discrimination in employment
Miners

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings

 

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