Oral history with Tom and Hermina Waring

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Title:
Oral history with Tom and Hermina Waring
Interviewee:
Waring, Tom
Date:
1983-05
Description:
Tom Waring discusses the history of Charleston, particularly the population growth in surrounding cities such as North Charleston in the first part of the twentieth century, its designation as the “Holy City,” poverty following the Civil War, the increase in employment during World War I, and the subsequent influx of newcomers to Charleston during World War II. Waring concludes the interview with a local Gullah Story. Hermina Waring discusses the legend behind her family’s silver service. Audio with transcript and tape log.
Collection:
South Carolina Historical Society Oral Histories
Contributing Institution:
South Carolina Historical Society
Media Type:
Oral Histories
Personal or Corporate Subject:
Waring, Tom, News and Courier (Charleston, S.C.), Snowden, Yates, 1858-1933
Topical Subject:
Population growth, Poverty, World War I, World War II, Gullah dialect, Civil War, U. S., 1861-1865
Geographic Subject:
Charleston (S.C.), Cooper River (S.C.), North Charleston (S.C.)
Language:
English
Shelving Locator:
44-30-01 Waring
S.C. County:
Charleston County (S.C.)
Internet Media Type:
audio/mpeg
Digitization Specifications:
Mp3 derivative audio created with Audacity software. Archival masters are wav files.
Copyright Status Statement:
Digital resource copyright 2010, The South Carolina Historical Society. All rights reserved. For more information contact The South Carolina Historical Society, 100 Meeting St., Charleston, SC 29410