Oral History with Leola Burns Alexander Burford, March 11, 1991 (Ms1991-019)

Title

Oral History with Leola Burns Alexander Burford, March 11, 1991 (Ms1991-019)

Description

Leola Burford, a resident of Christiansburg, worked as a teacher in the Richmond area before getting married, and, eventually returning to the Christiansburg area. In this interview, Burford recalls her experiences at CI and Hampton University and discusses life in general for Black Appalachians in Montgomery County by describing social life, church life, and race relations.

Identifier

Ms1991-019_Burford_Leola

Bibliographic Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Black Appalachians Oral History Project, Ms1991-019, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Interviewer

Michael A. Cooke

Narrator

Leola Burns Alexander Burford

Location

Burford home

Duration

00:57:47

Citation

“Oral History with Leola Burns Alexander Burford, March 11, 1991 (Ms1991-019),” VT Special Collections and University Archives Online, accessed July 3, 2022, http://digitalsc.specomeka.vtlibraries.net/items/show/13382.