Students at Elkton High School in Cecil County, Maryland, worked with the Cecil County Arts Council, the Cecil County Historical Society, and the Cecil County Public Library, Maryland, to produce this series of oral histories with area residents about everything from local businesses to Elkton's archaeological history to working as a justice of the peace and growing up in a segregated school system.
This long-format story features several storytellers, including Dr. D'Ette Davis, Janice Potts, Charles Givens, Henry Schaffer, Bill and Doris Carrow, and George Reynolds. A complete transcription of these conversations is available with the media file.
Asset ID: 2022.21.01
Themes: Work, cars, industry, business, economy, weddings, marriage, celebrities, courts, segregation, schools, education, sports, community, African American history, Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, John F. Kennedy, firefighters, airplanes, weather, rivers, canals, infrastructure, bridges, archaeology, arrowheads, Native American, Revolutionary War, Colonial America, War of 1812, history
Date recorded: April 2012
Length of recording: 45:14 m
File Type: Video
Related traveling exhibition: Journey Stories
Sponsor or affiliated organization: The Cecil County Arts Council, the Cecil County Historical Society, and the Cecil County Public Library, Maryland
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