An oral history interview with Alice N. Ellis and Dudley R. Lanthrip, March 27, 2012

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Abstract/Description:In this interview, Alice N. Ellis and Dudley R. Lanthrip discuss what it was like to grow up in the Historic Fulton neighborhood of Richmond, Va., during the 1930s and 1940s. Alice N. Ellis describes her early home life, friends in the community, jobs held by her and her family members, and social activities in the neighborhood. Dudley R. Lanthrip describes growing up in Historic Fulton, church activities and events, and trips that he took with his family. Both Alice N. Ellis and Dudley R. Lanthrip reminisce about local businesses and houses in Historic Fulton, working for the Millhiser Bag Company, the influence their upbringings in Historic Fulton had on their lives, and the closeness of the neighborhood in Historic Fulton.
Subject(s):City/State: Richmond (Va.)
Time Period: Twentieth century
Richmond (Va.) -- Social conditions
Tobacco industry -- Virginia -- Richmond -- Employees
Neighborhoods -- Virginia -- Richmond -- Social conditions
Lanthrip, Dudley R. -- Childhood and youth -- Anecdotes
Lanthrip, Dudley R. -- Interviews
Ellis, Alice N. -- Childhood and youth -- Anecdotes
Ellis, Alice N. -- Interviews
Date Created:2012-03-27