When an Elder Dies, a Library is Buried

Preserving the Bottoms by Emily and Morgan

Episode notes

Episode 3: This episode provides an intimate look at what it was like to grow up in Murfreesboro during the Jim Crow era. Featuring interviews from community members Mary Watkins and Margret McKinley, the two women share their stories of going to school in the bottoms during the height of segregation.

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