John Gardner, Interview by Olivia Williams, 1 May 2021

Title

John Gardner, Interview by Olivia Williams, 1 May 2021

Description

John Gardner was born in Hilton Head, SC, and raised in a tight-knit Black community in Beaufort, SC. In this second interview, Gardner recalls memories of the Penn Center, his father’s store, and describes his mother's community involvement. He also brings up his time at Morehouse University, including his memories of the jazz club Paschal's. After graduation in 1970, Gardner relocated to Rochester, NY. At the time of the interview, Gardner was a historical interpreter at McLeod Plantation and Historic Site on James Island in Charleston, South Carolina.

Source

Grassroots Politics and Protest in Contemporary Charleston

Publisher

The Citadel Archives & Museum

Date

Rights

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Format

application/pdf

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

https://citadeldigitalarchives.omeka.net/items/show/1991

Coverage

Charleston (S.C.)

Interviewer

Williams, Olivia

Interviewee

Gardner, John

Location

Charleston, South Carolina

Original Format

Mp3 derivative audio created with Audacity software. Archival masters are WAV files.

Duration

39 minutes

Collection

Citation

The Charleston Oral History Program at the Citadel, “John Gardner, Interview by Olivia Williams, 1 May 2021,” The Citadel Archives Digital Collections, accessed January 31, 2023, https://citadeldigitalarchives.omeka.net/items/show/1991.