Interview: Charles A. Ealy, May 10, 1985

Title

Interview: Charles A. Ealy, May 10, 1985

Subject

Depressions--1929.
Migration, Internal.
African American banks.
Philadelphia (Pa.)--Social conditions.
African American business enterprises
African Americans--Southern States.
African Americans--Economic conditions.
African Americans--Social conditions.

Description

Born in Mariana, Florida, Charles Ealy (1895-1990) lived and worked in Jacksonville before moving to Philadelphia to take a position with Citizens and Southern Bank. In his 1985 interview, Ealy talks about the African American banking industry and businesses in Philadelphia, his relationship with Major R.R. Wright Sr. (1855-1947) the bank's founder and president, the fall of Brown & Stevens Bank, the impact of the Great Depression on the banking industry, and the relationships he had with his depositors.

Date

1985-05-10

Format

audio

Identifier

2014OH162GN014

Interviewer

Charles Hardy

Interviewee

Charles A. Ealy

Interview Keyword

African American lawyers.
African Americans--Politics and government.
African Americans--Social life and customs.
African Americans--Segregation
Race discrimination.
United States--Race relations.

Files

ealy_bank.jpg


Citation

“Interview: Charles A. Ealy, May 10, 1985,” Goin' North, accessed October 22, 2019, http://goinnorth.org/items/show/1050.