Beatrice Funnye Interview with Zenobia Harper
Harper, Zenobia (Interviewer)
Beatrice Funnye has an interview with Zenobia Harper, who improvises on equipment during a camera failure. Funnye discusses the importance of education to her and her son's lives. Funnye graduated from elementary school, walking seven miles one way to attend school. She then took adult education courses at Howard School in Georgetown to finish her high school degree. Her three sons became engineers. She recalls health issues that she had throughout her life, as well as the strength of the community in Plantersville.
Plantersville (S.C.)--History;Georgetown County (S.C.)--Economic conditions;Georgetown County (S.C.)--Race relations;Georgetown County (S.C.)--Social life and customs;African Americans--Employment--South Carolina;Gullahs--South Carolina--Interviews;Gullahs--Plantersville (S.C.)--Interviews;Funnye, Beatrice;Plantersville (S.C.)
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Funnye, Beatrice and The Athenaeum Press, "Beatrice Funnye Interview with Zenobia Harper" (2020). Plantersville Oral Histories, 2019-2021. 8.