David Matthews

Title

David Matthews

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…”

David Matthews was born in 1920 and interviewed in 1995 at the age of 75 in Indianola, MS.

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

"David Matthews," in Teaching with Laurel Grove School, Item #79, http://chnm.gmu.edu/laurelgrove/items/show/79 (accessed April 24, 2014).