Annimae White Oral History Interview, February 6, 1981

Oral History #OH0066

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: Annimae White Oral History Interview
    Creator: Lennon, Donald R.
    White, Annimae
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Extent: 0.01 Cubic feet, 2 audiocassette, 2 hours, 25 pages ,
  • Description

    Miss White, a native of Thomaston, Georgia, served as a Methodist missionary to the Congo for thirty five years. Included in this interview are discussions of her background in rural Georgia, education at Scarritt and Peabody University, assignment to Africa, and her life there between 1930 and 1965. African topics include descriptions of travel up the Congo by riverboat, life in a mud hut at Tunda Station, experiences at a teacher training school at Wembo Nyama, difficulties of reaching home for 1945 furlough, and studies at Columbia University and in Paris. Also of major interest are accounts of the tribal wars, the Congolese Rebellion (1960-1961), evacuation to Rhodesia, and her final years of service at Kituta.

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    Gift of Annimae White

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    Preferred Citation

    Annimae White Oral History Interview (#OH0066), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

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