CAPERS, LU EDNA

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CAPERS, LU EDNA

Transcript and audio of oral history interview, Charleston, S.C., 2011 October 10
Interviewed by Julie Chen, Graduate Assistant, The Citadel History Department.
Transcript 7 p., 1 CD 31:01.
Lu Edna Capers (1915) was born and raised in Johns Island, S.C. Capers, like her mother and her siblings, attended Promise Land School, a segregated school for black children on the island. In this interview, Capers recalls her experiences at Promise Land describing the school building and its inadequate equipment. She explains how the classes were organized, what were the students' routines and responsibilities, and the games they played. She also recalls some of her teachers, among them civil right leader Septima Clark.

2010.030.007

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