[Interview with Rev. W.C. Trotter about Grandmother who was Angolian slave]
Trotter, Dr. W.L., Interview re: 117 year old great grandmother who remembers being kidnapped in Angola and brought to U.S. in 1795. Side 1 continued on Side 2
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Dr. Henry Mitchell interviews Rev. W.C. Trotter, pastor of Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist church in Albuquerque, New Mexico. They discuss Rev. Trotter’s grandmother who was a slave born in Angola, Africa. Rev. Trotter explains how his grandmother was kidnapped from Africa and discusses her African religious beliefs and practices. He also discusses her stories of the ride on the slave boat from Africa to Virginia and her slave labor on a Virginia tobacco plantation.
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Trotter, W. C. and Mitchell, Henry, "[Interview with Rev. W.C. Trotter about Grandmother who was Angolian slave]" (1972). Martin Luther King Fellows in Black Religious Studies, Inc. Collection, Audio-Visual Recordings. 49.
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