Wake Forest Historical Museum

LOCATION: 414 N. Main Street Wake Forest, NC 27587 CONTACT: 919-556-2911

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 historically African American community called the East End.

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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Hours & Info

Tues-Fri: 9am-noon & 1:30-4:30pm
Sun: 2pm-5pm

Closed: Saturday and Monday

Call us at 919.556.2911

Free Admission

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Brought out the programs to get moving on the 2017 WF Community Christmas Dinner... it's never too early to start!!!🎄 An early morning visitor to the museum garden. A beautiful new case for our pottery exhibit, donated by our friends at SEBTS. More beautiful work by the WF Garden Club in the Brewer-Harris Garden.