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Daisy Stroud oral history interview 3, 2007 April 12

 Digital Record
Identifier: OH-ST0560


  • Creation: 2007-04-12


Native Charlottean Daisy Stroud shares her memories of the Brooklyn neighborhood of Charlotte, North Carolina, also known as Second Ward. Ms. Stroud was a resident of First Ward, and speaks about Brooklyn being an exciting place to visit that was reminiscent of New York's Harlem. Mrs. Stroud has many fond memories of attending Second Ward High School, of the teachers, the courses and curriculum, and singing in the school's choral group. She also talks about the organization she founded with her husband, the Daisy Spears and Gerson L. Stroud Foundation, which provides college scholarships to students enrolled at Johnson C. Smith University or Fayetteville State College.


65 Minutes

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

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