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Derek Mathis Oral History Interview

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Citation

“Derek Mathis Oral History Interview,” Madison Historical, accessed December 4, 2021, https://madison-historical.siue.edu/archive/items/show/518.

Description

In this interview, Derek Mathis describes his youth in Venice, Illinois, including his experiences with racism in the era of desegregation. He also discusses changes to Venice and the town of Madison in his adulthood.

Subjects

  • African American
  • Venice

Date

October 26, 2016

Relevant Encyclopedia Article

Language

English

Type

  • Oral History

Format

  • mp3
  • pdf

Duration

  • 0:49:23

Interviewer

Avent, Konjit

Interviewee

Mathis, Derek

Location

Fire Station and City Hall, Venice, Illinois

Bit Rate

320 kbit/s

Coverage

  • Venice, Illinois
  • 1960s - 2010s

Identifier

  • Mathis-Derek-O-001
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