Sylvester Lake and Pauline E. Lake Interview Transcript, 1979  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Lake, Sylvester
Sylvester Lake and Pauline E. Lake Interview Transcript
1979 (inclusive)
.1 linear feet.
Collection Number
SPC 980-0105 (collection)
Eastern Washington University
Archives and Special Collections
Archives & Special Collections
Eastern Washington University Libraries
320 Media Lane - 100 LIB
Cheney, WA
Telephone: 509-359-2475
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public.


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

This collection contains the transcript of an interview with Sylvester Lake and his wife, Pauline E. Lake. In the interview, the Lakes discuss their experiences as African Americans living in Spokane in 1942. The interview was conducted by Dr. Joseph Franklin and is part of the Inland Northwest Black History Collection.

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Restrictions on Use

Use of this collection is subject to the rules concerning access to archival and manuscript collections at Eastern Washington University. For more information, see:

Restrictions on Use

Copyright restrictions may apply. For more information or permission to publish, contact Eastern Washington University Libraries, Archives & Special Collections at (509) 359-2475, or

Preferred Citation

Sylvester Lake and Pauline E. Lake Interview Transcript; SPC 980-0105; box number; folder number; Archives & Special Collections, Eastern Washington University.

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Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • African Americans--Washington (State)--Spokane
  • African Americans--Washington (State)--Spokane--Social conditions
  • Personal Names :
  • Lake, Sylvester--Interviews
  • Lake, Sylvester--Mrs.--(Pauline)--Interviews
  • Geographical Names :
  • Spokane (Wash.)--Race relations
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Interviews
  • Oral histories
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Franklin Joseph--1936--interviewer (creator)
    • Lake Sylvester--Mrs.--(Pauline) (creator)