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Title: Rick Thomas, a professor of sociology at Southwestern, 1979
Contributor: Kremer, Ray Ann
Lowe, Carol
Thomas, Rick K.
Keywords: Oral history;Interviews;Memphis (Tenn.);Neighborhood Histories;Vollintine Evergreen Historic District (Memphis, Tenn.);Vollintine Evergreen Community Association;Southwestern at Memphis;Rhodes College;Sociology and Anthropology, Department of;Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association (MIFA)
Issue Date: 24-May-1979
Publisher: Rhodes College
Description: Interview with Rick Thomas, a professor of sociology at Southwestern and resident of the VECA neighborhood. He talks about how the ethnic characteristics and age composition of the neighborhood has changed over the years. Thomas also goes into the story of how VECA, Vollintine Evergreen Community Association, came to be and their role in the neighborhood. He attributes the stability of the neighborhood not only to VECA but to the small locally owned shops in the area. This interview was conducted in 1979. �
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