Interview with Robert E. and Paula Gaskins

Title

Interview with Robert E. and Paula Gaskins

Subject

Topics discussed: Education, Segregation, Beauticians, Transportation, Entertainment, Sports, Korean War, Federal Employment

Organizations discussed: Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts,
Locations discussed: Falls Church Colored School, Shreve Street, Manassas Industrial School, State Theater, Hillwood Avenue, Ms. Henderson’s Store, Beer Garden, Virginia Training School, Galloway Baptist Church, Washington D.C. Republic Theater, Lincoln Theater, Howard Theater, U Street, Gum Springs, Arlington, Halls’ Hill, Sipio Lane

Individuals discussed: “Nellie” Henderson, E. B. Henderson, Rev. Costner, Alan Saunders, Mrs. Sauders, Ollie Tinner, Judy Hudson, Mrs. Hudson, Footes, Williams Deskins, Daniel Richards, Margaret Sipio

Description

Robert Eugene Gaskins (born 1929) and Paula F. Gaskins-Lyles (born 1935)

Creator

Beverly Bunch-Lyons, Virginia Tech Project

Date

2004

Rights

Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation

Collection

Citation

Beverly Bunch-Lyons, Virginia Tech Project, “Interview with Robert E. and Paula Gaskins,” 100 Years Black Falls Church, accessed January 19, 2018, http://thecourtyardbrewery.com/items/show/282.

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.