Robert Cherry oral history interview

Robert Cherry oral history interview
Video recording of the oral history interview of Robert Lee Cherry of Greenville, N.C. The interview was part of Growing up African-American in Pitt County, a project completed in 1994 by Mary L. Perkins-Williams and Mary Boccaccio. Cherry was farrier and photographer in eastern North Carolina. Cherry discusses working with horses, the horse trade in Greenville, horse racing in Greenville, race relations in eastern North Carolina, and his photography.
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video recordings
18cm x 10cm
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East Carolina Manuscript Collection
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Shelton Rydell Tucker May 19 2021

Wow. I'll call him Uncle Cherry.. We loved him! He and my Dad grew up next door as kids! He did all of our family pictures and portraits from the 1950s. An exhibit of his work would be a hit! Hello cousin Mary Perkins. You are doing awesome work.

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