Interview with George & Thelma Tinner (Part 1/2)

Title

Interview with George & Thelma Tinner (Part 1/2)

Subject

Topics discussed: Education, Segregation, Busing, Desegregation, May Day Programs, Pastor Costner, Hall’s Hill, Employment, Juke Joints, Rent Parties, Church life and leaders

Locations discussed: James Lee Colored School, J. G. Whittier High School, Falls Church High School, Tinner Hill, Beer Garden, State Theater, Jefferson Theater, Galloway Methodist Church, Hall’s Hill, Willamstown, Bell Tower

Individuals discussed: Mary Ellen Henderson, Pastor Costner, President Kennedy, Bob Gaskins, Charles H. Tinner

Creator

Beverly Bunch-Lyons, Virginia Tech Project

Date

8/11/2004

Rights

Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation

Collection

Citation

Beverly Bunch-Lyons, Virginia Tech Project, “Interview with George & Thelma Tinner (Part 1/2),” 100 Years Black Falls Church, accessed January 19, 2018, http://thecourtyardbrewery.com/items/show/262.

A collaborative project between: African and African American Studies, George Mason University, and the Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation. Funding was provided in part by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.