Interview with Lillian June Robinson

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Title

Interview with Lillian June Robinson

Interviewer(s)

M. Rayah Levy

Interviewee(s)

Lillian June Robinson

Date

2019-06-04

Location of interview

Bethlehem Area Public Library

Description

Lillian June Robinson shares that her family moved to Bethlehem in the 1920s. Her mother Margarite Johnson Robinson was born and raised in Bethlehem. Her mother worked at Lehigh University Club. Ms. Robinson discusses that since blacks were not allowed to swim in the public pools, the canal was the next best thing; her uncle Edward Johnson drowned in Bethlehem's canal.

Rights

CC BY-NC 4.0

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RobinsonLillian_profile_picture.jpg RobinsonLillian_20190604_AuditedTranscript.pdf RobinsonLillian_20190604_edited.mp3

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