African American Culture and Oral History: A Social Study of Lawnside, New Jersey
Culture, symbols, and folklore are aesthetics which that can represent aspects of a people and their community. Such is the case with Lawn-side, New Jersey, a predominantly black community in the southwestern corner of the state. Lawnside has exhibited the significance of cultural agency, oral history, political advancement, and autonomy, in the way of homeowners and entrepreneurship of African Americans. This chapter examines primary and secondary sources with emphasis on African American culture, memory, and oral history in Lawnside, New Jersey. The organizational structure of the review of literature will examine African American phenomena in Lawnside, in the following methodological order. These are data that presents historical and cultural studies about African Americans in New Jersey; books and articles written about African Americans in Lawnside; reference and review data on South Jersey history; and oral histories conducted on community residents of Lawnside.
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Conyers, James L., "African American Culture and Oral History: A Social Study of Lawnside, New Jersey" (2017). Kean Publications. 1646.