Interview: Fannie Hutchinson, June 25, 1984

Title

Interview: Fannie Hutchinson, June 25, 1984

Subject

African American families
African Americans--Employment.
African Americans--Social conditions.
Migration, Internal.
African Americans--Economic conditions.
Philadelphia (Pa.)--Social conditions.
African Americans--Southern States.
African Americans--Politics and government.
African American churches
Depressions--1929.
United States--Race relations.

Description

Born and raised on a sharecroppers' farm near Petersburg, Virginia, Fannie Hutchinson (1905-1990) was one of sixteen children. In her 1984 interview, Hutchinson spoke of how she started to work at the age of thirteen to help support her family, her move to Philadelphia in 1926, the limits placed upon her by an overprotective uncle, and her experiences as a servant and factory worker. By the 1940s she owned her own grocery and luncheonette in West Philadelphia.

Date

1984-06-25

Format

audio

Identifier

2014OH171GN023

Interviewer

Charles Hardy

Interviewee

Fannie Hutchinson

Interview Keyword

African Americans--Education.
African American leadership
African American clergy.
House cleaning.
Philadelphia (Pa.)--Social life and customs.

Files

hutchinson_OH.jpg


Citation

“Interview: Fannie Hutchinson, June 25, 1984,” Goin' North, accessed October 22, 2019, http://goinnorth.org/items/show/1057.