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Interview with Toni Mountain – ca. 2008

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2008-02-13
Title: Interview with Toni Mountain – ca. 2008.
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Name(s): Mountain, Toni (Interviewee), creator
Carter, Issac M. (Interviewer), creator
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Oral Histories
Interviews
Date Issued: 2008-02-13
Publisher: Florida Atlantic University Libraries’ Digital Library [digital object]
Physical Form: pdf
Extent: 36p.
Language(s): English
Identifier: 77824 (digitool), FADT77824 (IID), fau:13188 (fedora)
Note(s): Toni Mountain’s interview begins with her Caribbean upbringing in Bahamas to immigrating in the 1950s to the United States and residing in Liberty City, Florida. Over the years, Ms. Mountain witnessed the growth, prosperity and then the gradual decline of Liberty City. One of her most vivid memories centers on the death of Arthur Lee McDuffie and the riots that erupted in Liberty City and Overtown. Also, the interview highlights racial tensions, such as segregation and desegregation; strain between Black Community and the Police; divisions within the Caribbean community; and the between conflict African Americans and the Caribbean immigrants. Most importantly, Ms. Mountain notes the importance of family and church.
Subject(s): Caribbean Area -- Emigration and immigration
Miami (Fla.) -- Social conditions
Riots -- Florida -- Miami
Miami (Fla.) -- Ethnic relations
Miami (Fla.) -- Race relations
Oral histories --Florida.
Oral history
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fcla/dt/77824
Host Institution: FAU
Title: Interview with Toni Mountain – ca. 2008.
Name(s): Mountain, Toni (Interviewee), creator
Carter, Issac M. (Interviewer), creator
Type of Resource: mixed material
Genre: Oral Histories
Interviews
Date Issued: 2008-02-13
Publisher: Florida Atlantic University Libraries’ Digital Library [digital object]
Physical Form: pdf/mp3
Extent: 35p. : 01:00:43
Language(s): English
Identifier: 77824 (digitool), FADT77824p (IID)
Note(s): Toni Mountain’s interview begins with her Caribbean upbringing in Bahamas to immigrating in the 1950s to the United States and residing in Liberty City, Florida. Over the years, Ms. Mountain witnessed the growth, prosperity and then the gradual decline of Liberty City. One of her most vivid memories centers on the death of Arthur Lee McDuffie and the riots that erupted in Liberty City and Overtown. Also, the interview highlights racial tensions, such as segregation and desegregation; strain between Black Community and the Police; divisions within the Caribbean community; and the between conflict African Americans and the Caribbean immigrants. Most importantly, Ms. Mountain notes the importance of family and church.
Subject(s): Caribbean Area -- Emigration and immigration
Miami (Fla.) -- Social conditions
Riots -- Florida -- Miami
Miami (Fla.) -- Ethnic relations
Miami (Fla.) -- Race relations
Oral histories --Florida.
Oral history
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fau/fd/FADT77824
Use and Reproduction: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-EDU/1.0/
Host Institution: FAU