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dc.contributor.author Anthony, Ralph en
dc.contributor.author Jester, Ralph en
dc.date.accessioned 2014-07-17T19:59:08Z en
dc.date.available 2014-07-17T19:59:08Z en
dc.date.issued 2014-07-17 en
dc.identifier.other DR-100_0318 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10211.3/123030 en
dc.description 25 page transcript. The original interview was recorded on one cassette tape. This recording has been digitized into one file (DR-100_0318) en
dc.description.abstract Ralph Anthony moved to Bakersfield, California in 1948. Anthony was one of fourteen children whose father was the pastor and founder of St. Peter Missionary Baptist Church in Bakersfield. Anthony became the director of the Friendship House in Bakersfield in 1971. Anthony describes what life was like for the early African-American community in Bakersfield. He retells stories heard from early pioneers about the first migration of freed slaves into Kern County for use in the fields, and goes on to describe the employment opportunities and limitations that many of these early settlers came up against. Anthony details his own experiences growing up and working in Kern County, as well as the services of the Friendship House that were designed to improve the lives of the black community members as they struggled to live and work in poor and often discriminatory conditions. en
dc.format.extent 25 en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.relation.ispartofseries ;U80 en
dc.rights California State University, Bakersfield en
dc.subject San Joaquin Valley Oral History Project en
dc.subject Anthony, Ralph en
dc.subject Bakersfield (Calif.) en
dc.subject Kern County (Calif.) en
dc.subject Cottonfields en
dc.subject Race en
dc.subject Discrimination en
dc.subject Friendship House en
dc.subject Social Services en
dc.subject Poverty en
dc.subject Educational Development en
dc.subject African-American Communities en
dc.subject Pinckney, William en
dc.subject Pinckney, David en
dc.subject Reese, Ilidia en
dc.subject Weber, D. en
dc.subject Lowell, Wilmer en
dc.subject Rogers, Dr. Ellis en
dc.subject Kelly, John en
dc.subject Miller and Lux en
dc.subject George Coffee Outfit en
dc.subject Randolph, Amanda en
dc.subject Randolph, Hinda en
dc.subject Beckworth, William en
dc.subject Massie, Walter en
dc.subject Massie, Mary Low en
dc.subject Owens, Bessie en
dc.subject Lowery family en
dc.subject Lowery, Pearlie Mae Winters en
dc.subject Abernathy family en
dc.subject Railsback family en
dc.subject Houston family en
dc.subject Anderson, Marion en
dc.subject Johnson, Joe B. en
dc.subject Tucker, William en
dc.subject Banneker, Benjamin en
dc.subject DeSabo en
dc.subject Estebanico en
dc.subject Migration and population en
dc.subject Red-light districts. en
dc.subject Agriculture. en
dc.subject Oil fields. en
dc.subject Cowboys--California--Kern County--History. en
dc.subject Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) en
dc.title Oral History Interview: Pioneer Memory Days Early Black History in Bakersfield Ralph Anthony interviewed by Ralph Jester en
dc.type narrative text en


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