Osceola Brown Nathan

An interview with Osceola Brown Nathan (1914-), who moved to Lower Roxbury from Newport News, Virginia when she was eleven years old. In Interview 1, Nathan recalls her earliest childhood memories, including her time in school, family life, and the layout of the neighborhood surrounding her home on Hammond Street. Nathan also talks about her early working experiences as a maid at the Abbotsford Hotel. In Interview 2, Nathan talks about Reverend Fisher's church, the Christ Temple Church of Personal Experience, and the influence of gospel music on her community. These interviews were collected as part of Northeastern University's Lower Roxbury Black History Project (2007-2009). http://www.library.neu.edu/archives/collect/findaids/m165find.htm

Media

Video

An Interview with Osceola Brown Nathan, December 11, 2007 [video recording]

Audio

An Interview with Osceola Brown Nathan, December 11, 2007 [sound recording]
An Interview with Osceola Brown Nathan, January 22, 2008 [sound recording]

Transcript

An Interview with Osceola Brown Nathan, December 11, 2007 [transcript]
An Interview with Osceola Brown Nathan, January 22, 2008 [transcript]