Interview with Walter Gay, May 22, 1984

Project: Goin' North: Tales of the Great Migration Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Walter Gay (c. 1902- c. 1994) recounts his experiences involving racial violence in the South and his family's move northwards to Philadelphia in the year 1917. Gay discusses his family's values and priorities while describing his thoughts and reactions to Philadelphia. Finally, Gay describes the political climate at the time of his arrival as compared to that 15 years later, and his role in the change.

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2014oh166_gn018

Interviewee Name

Walter Gay

Interviewer Name

Charles Hardy, III

Interview Date

1984-05-22

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Gay, Walter Interview by Charles Hardy, III. 22 May. 1984. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Gay, W. (1984, May 22). Interview by C. H. III. Goin' North: Tales of the Great Migration Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Gay, Walter, interview by Charles Hardy, III. May 22, 1984, Goin' North: Tales of the Great Migration Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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