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Dianne Wyche, 2007 April 28

Identifier: OH-Y0563

Scope and Contents

Dianne Wyche shares her memories of the Brooklyn neighborhood of Charlotte, North Carolina also known as Second Ward. She recalls her father Dr. Rudolph Wyche and his medical practice in Brooklyn, including the types of surgeries he would perform, how he was paid, accompanying him on house calls, and how urban renewal affected Dr. Wyche's business. Ms. Wyche also discusses her memories of Bishop Daddy Grace, the leader of the United House of Prayer for All People, which had a strong presence in Second Ward, and the House of Prayer convocation parade.


  • Creation: 2007 April 28

Conditions Governing Access

3 of the 57 interviews have been digitized and are available in the digital repository.

Biographical Note

Dianne Wyche was a 61-year-old woman at the time of interview, which took place in the home of Carolyne Wyche in Charlotte, North Carolina. She was born in Charlotte in 1945. She graduated from Bennett College and was employed as a teacher and systems analyst.


40 Minutes

Language of Materials


Repository Details

Part of the Oral Histories, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte Repository

Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
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Charlotte NC 28223 United States

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