Oral History with James E. Sherman, March 11, 1991 (Ms1991-019)

Title

Oral History with James E. Sherman, March 11, 1991 (Ms1991-019)

Description

James E. Sherman--who also went by Steve Sherman--was born in Whitethorne, Virginia and grew up in the Wake Forest community. Sherman attended Christiansburg Institute and spent his life working in the coal mines. In this interview, Sherman describes growing up in the Wake Forest community, education opportunities for Black Appalachians, and work opportunities in the area. Sherman briefly mentions other subjects, such as race relations and social life in the Montgomery County area.

Identifier

Ms1991-019_JamesSherman

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

James E. Sherman

Location

Wake Forest, Virginia

Duration

01:04:35

Citation

“Oral History with James E. Sherman, March 11, 1991 (Ms1991-019),” VT Special Collections and University Archives Online, accessed July 3, 2022, http://digitalsc.specomeka.vtlibraries.net/items/show/13571.