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Oral history interview with Annie Woodfolk Carter, 1980 July 28

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Excerpts from an oral history interview with Nashvillian Annie Woodfolk Carter, conducted on 28 July 1980 by Nathaniel A. Crippens as part of the Century III Nashville: Nashville Heritage Project. In these excerpts, Carter discusses moving to Cleveland, Ohio, during World War I because of new job opportunities for African Americans; African American and Irish neighborhoods in East Nashville when she was a child; the fire department in East Nashville; how she and her husband became affiliated with a predominantly-white Lutheran church after moving back to Nashville during the 1960s; going to Union Station on Sunday afternoons; and the segregated facilities at Union Station and on the trains. The complete interview, as well as an index, is available in the Special Collections Division.
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