University of North Carolina at Asheville
D. Hiden Ramsey Library
Special Collections/University Archives

Oral History Register
for

Ethel Burgan

 

Title

Ethel Burgan Oral History

Creator

Ethel Burgan
Alt. Creator Interviewer: Mrs. Dee Williams

Subject

LCSH:
African Americans -- Cemeteries
African Americans -- North Carolina -- Social Life And Customs

Subject

Keyword: cemeteries ; burial customs ; undertakers ; burial insurance

Description

Mrs. Burgan tells something of her family history.  She names and describes members of her husband's family who are buried in the South Asheville Colored Cemetery.  She tells stories about burial customs of the past.

Publisher

D. H. Ramsey Library Special Collections, University of North Carolina at Asheville, NC, 28804

Contributor

NC Humanities Council ; City of Asheville

Date

Electronic Record Issued: 2001-07-31

Type

Sound ; Text

Format

6 double-spaced pages ; 1 60-minute micro-cassette

Identifier

http://toto.lib.unca.edu/findingaids/oralhistory/SACC/burgan.html

Source

OH 90.1: South Asheville Colored Cemetery Oral History Collection, D.H. Ramsey Library Special Collections, University of North Carolina at Asheville 28804

Language

English

Relation

Heritage of Black Highlanders Collection

Coverage

c1900's-1940 ; Asheville, NC
Rights Research purposes only ;  Any display, publication, or public use must credit the D.H. Ramsey Library Special Collections, University of North Carolina at Asheville. Copyright retained by the authors of certain items in the collection, or their descendents, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Acquisition

Donor number: 138 ;  Date of acquisition: 1990-05-02

Processed By

Southern Highlands Research Center staff , 1990 ; Special Collections staff, 2001

Interview Date

1989-08-29

List of Names

Avery, George
Burgan, Gaston
Burgan, Harriet
Burgan, Maggie
Burgan, Vernon
Burgan, William
Hart, Mr.
McCoy, Mr.
Murrough, Noah
Riverside Cemetery
Violet Hill Cemetery

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