Odom Family Oral History, 2004 June 20


The Shankleville Community Oral History Collection contains photographs, documentation, select interview transcriptions, and 11 oral history interviews conducted by Lareatha H. Clay, founding member of the Shankleville Historical Society, and Dan K. Utley. Shankleville, Texas, is an historic freedom colony located in northcentral Newton County in east Texas.

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Date Range(s): 2002-2006
Country(ies): United States of America
Course Subject(s): African and African Diaspora Studies; Religious Studies; U.S. History: 1877-present; U.S. History: pre-1877; Women & Gender Studies
Topic(s): African-American Genealogy; Freedom Colonies; Juneteenth; Texas History
Document Type(s): Moving Image; Oral Histories; Sound Recording
Language(s): English
Physical Repository: Benson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin

Shankleville Community Oral History Collection (Primary Sources)