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Rivens, Peggy


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Interview with Peggie Rivens, 2016 November 05

Identifier: OHI-0229
Scope and Contents Longtime Cornelius resident Peggy Rivens shares many details about her life, ranging from childhood memories, early school years, her connections to Gethsemane Baptist Church, as well as work experiences and Black businesses in North Mecklenburg. Rivens is the daughter of Lula Bell Houston and granddaughter of Rosa Carr Potts, both of whom she mentions worked at the Davidson College Laundry Service until their retirements. Bell Houston herself worked a total of 60 years at the college, and...
Dates: 2016 November 05