Charles A. Sthreshley & Florence M. Sthreshley Oral History Interview, February 15, 1982, March 1, 1982, May 17, 1982

Oral History #OH0073

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Charles A. Sthreshley & Florence M. Sthreshley Oral History Interview
    Creator: Lennon, Donald R.
    Sthreshley, Charles A.
    Sthreshley, Florence M.
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract:
    Extent: 0.005 Cubic feet, 4 audiocassette, 5 hours, 102 pages ,
  • Description
     

    Topics discussed include first impressions of Africa, life styles and economic conditions of the people, administration of the school system, teaching practices, Lauback method of language instruction, the coming of independence, the Congo Rebellion of 1960 and subsequent outbreaks in 1964 and 1967, witchcraft, and other aspects of life in Africa.

  • Biographical / Historical Note
     

    Rev. & Mrs. Streshley served in the Congo - Zaire as teachers and educators. Mrs. Streshley departed for Africa in 1947 and was joined there by her husband in 1955. They served there with intermittent furloughs until 1974. She returned on special assignment in 1981 for several months.

  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information Acquisition Information

    Gift of Charles A. Sthreshley & Florence M. Sthreshley

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    Preferred Citation

    Charles A. Sthreshley & Florence M. Sthreshley Oral History Interview (#OH0073), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

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