Oral history with Elizabeth Jenkins Young

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Oral history with Elizabeth Jenkins Young
Young, Elizabeth Jenkins
Longtime Charleston preservationist, Elizabeth Jenkins “Liz” Young, was born April 7, 1919 on Edisto Island. In this interview she conveys her love for Charleston and emphasizes the importance of its preservation, gives a brief lesson on the Gullah dialect, and discusses St. Michaels Church. Young also talks about Federal Memorial Day versus Confederate Memorial Day, a holiday designated to memorialize the soldiers lost in the Civil War, which she calls the “War Of Northern Aggression.” Audio with transcript and tape log.
South Carolina Historical Society Oral Histories
Contributing Institution:
South Carolina Historical Society
Media Type:
Oral Histories
Personal or Corporate Subject:
Young, Elizabeth, St. Michael's Church (Charleston, S.C.)
Topical Subject:
Rice--South Carolina, Preservation and restoration, Civil War, U. S., 1861-1865, Gullah dialect, Church bells, Confederate Memorial Day, Plantation life--South Carolina--Charleston
Geographic Subject:
Charleston (S.C.)
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S.C. County:
Charleston County (S.C.)
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Mp3 derivative audio created with Audacity software. Archival masters are wav files.
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