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Rickey Hall interview (includes transcript)

 Digital Record
Identifier: cc-ha0006


  • Creation: 2014-05-27


Rickey V. Hall was a 57-year-old man at the time of this interview, which took place at Clanton Park on the Irwin Creek Greenway in Charlotte, North Carolina. He was born in Charlotte, North Carolina in 1957, and was educated at South Mecklenburg High School and Queens University of Charlotte. Rickey Hall recalls his childhood adventures swimming in Irwin Creek and its tributaries in Charlotte and Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. He imparts the importance of creek greenways for the communities in Charlotte. He discusses the importance of natural springs as a water resource to residents who first moved to the Reid Park neighborhood, and he relates some history of Reid Park


30 Minutes

General Note

Grady Walker was a 57-year-old man at the time of this interview, which took place in the Irwin Creek garden in Revolution Park, Charlotte, North Carolina. He was born in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina and educated through the 12th grade. He was employed as a barber.

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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