Thursday, March 28, 2013

Jackie Lawson. Historian. Archivist. Black Heritage Society

Jackie Lawson has worked ceaselessly as an archivist and with the Black Heritage Society. She shared her memories of the Central Area in this interview:

Jacqueline Lawson. Photo: Madeline Crowley




This interview is now available in the book, We Lived Here, published by Chin Music Press: https://chinmusicpress.bigcartel.com/product/we-lived-here-stories-from-seattle-s-central-area


Family Portrait. Collection: Jacquelyn Lawson


Family Home. Collection: Jacquelyn Lawson





Replacement Foundation Stone. Photo: Madeline Crowley


First A.M.E. Photo: Madeline Crowley

Meany School Portrait. Collection: Jacqueline Lawson





Collection: Jacqueline Lawson.



The Family Together. Collection: Jacquelyn Lawson



Garfield High School. Collection Jacqueline Lawson.




Jefferson & MLK Way. Photo: Madeline Crowley



Jackie and her husband, Officer Lawson. Collection: Jackie Lawson


Cherry St. past 31st Ave. Photo: Madeline Crowley



Jackie with her husband and daughter Gwen. Collection: Jackie Lawson



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This project was supported in part by 4culture's Heritage Program

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Seattle, WA, United States
I am not a professional photographer nor a trained journalist. At community meetings, it became clear that many of us don’t know each other. We haven’t heard each other’s stories and don't know each other’s circumstances. This is my attempt to give a few people the chance to tell their story, to talk about our community, to say their piece in peace. As such, comments have been disabled. The views and opinions expressed here are those of each narrator and do not necessarily reflect the position of views of the CentralAreaComm.blogspot blog site itself. The CentralAreaComm.blogspot.com is not responsible for the accuracy of any information supplied by narrators of this project. All interviews have been edited and in places condensed.

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