The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
Oral history interview with Nettie Sherman
Repository: Minnesota Historical Society. Minnesota History Center
Collection Description (Extant): Sherman discusses her education and early life, her work in radio in Minneapolis and Chicago, her nightclub in St. Paul and the notable people she has met, and her views on racial discrimination and intermarriage.
Nettie Brown Hayes Sherman was born in Mt. Vernon, Kentucky, May 20, 1900. She worked in radio and sang in various clubs in the Twin Cities. Sherman died on March 31, 1986.
Collection URL: http://mnhs.mnpals.net/F/P6M7J6PSKYQHQCGRTG8NUU5R7YC4QMBP29UKH6CDDS6ILN4RPA-02461?func=full-set-set&set_number=245606&set_entry=000004&format=999
Existing IDs: OH 78
Extent: 2 sound cassettes (60 min. each), transcript : 21 leaves ; 28 cm.
Finding Aid: An interview description sheet is available in the repository, filed in the oral history notebooks as OH 78.
Interviewees: Nettie Sherman
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights
African American entertainers
African American radio broadcasters