Olivia Cherry

Title

Olivia Cherry

Description

One example of “the extraordinary resilience of black citizens, who individually and collectively found ways to endure, fight back and occasionally define their own destinies…”

Olivia Cherry was born in 1926 and interviewed in 1995 at the age of 69 in Norfolk, VA.

Source

William H. Chafe, Raymond Gavins, Robert Korstad eds., Remembering Jim Crow: African Americans Tell About Life in the Segregated South (New York: New Press, 2001)

Date

1995

Citation

"Olivia Cherry," in Teaching with Laurel Grove School, Item #76, http://chnm.gmu.edu/laurelgrove/items/show/76 (accessed November 23, 2014).