The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
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
Digital Status: Yes
Existing IDs: OH-VI-5b
Extent: 1 sound tape reel 7 in.
Finding Aid: No
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.
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