Oral History with Roxie Ida Bryson, March 14, 1991 (Ms1991-019)

Title

Oral History with Roxie Ida Bryson, March 14, 1991 (Ms1991-019)

Description

Roxie I. Bryson was born and raised near Shawsville, Virginia in Kirk’s Hollow. Bryson spent her life working in a local restaurant in the post office. In her free time, Bryson was a member of the Independent Order of St. Luke. In this interview, Bryson describes education opportunities available to her and her children, and she discusses work opportunities near Shawsville, including farming and mining. Bryson also describes access to social activities and grocery stores in the area.

Identifier

Ms1991-019_RoxieBryson

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

Roxie Ida Bryson

Duration

00:23:41

Citation

“Oral History with Roxie Ida Bryson, March 14, 1991 (Ms1991-019),” VT Special Collections and University Archives Online, accessed February 3, 2023, http://digitalsc.lib.vt.edu/items/show/13575.