Wake Forest Historical Museum

The museum is now open with new health and safety procedures like free timed tickets and required cloth face masks.

Oral History Film Clips

Joyce Interview Photo - Better

The museum has just released a 26-minute oral history film funded by a grant from the North Carolina Humanities Council. The film was professionally produced and features interviews with three local women… one from the Mill Village and two from the town’s historically African American northeast neighborhood.

Led by interviewer Emily Herring Wilson (WFU MA ’62), an expert scholar and author of historical works about women in the south, this project explores the stories of town residents whose pasts were not linked to Wake Forest College and touches on slavery, education, class, civil rights and religion.

A trio of short segments… biographies of Joyce Davis, Evelyn Jones, and Geraldine Hall-Taylor… are posted here.

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