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Grady Walker interview (includes transcript)

 Digital Record
Identifier: cc-wa0013


  • Creation: 2014-02-04


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. Grady Walker discusses his memories of living next to Irwin Creek throughout his entire life. He recalls never having used the creek for swimming because he always used swimming pools. He discusses how growing up near the creek affected his life.


12 Minutes

General Note

Part of the Keeping Watch: City of Creeks video recordings oral history collection (OH-CC).

Repository Details

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

Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte NC 28223 United States

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