Oral History Interview - The Pines

Dublin Core

Title

Oral History Interview - The Pines

Date

September 28, 2007

Description

Both Helen Haight and Aileen Wright were raised in the Pines, a segregated community near today’s location of Pine Ridge Park. They grew up with no telephone, no electricity, no indoor plumbing, a wood stove, and an ice box. They had to haul water from nearby springs.

Relation

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Mary Lipsey

Interviewee

Helen Haight

District

Mason

Collection

Citation

“Oral History Interview - The Pines,” Fairfax County African American History Inventory, accessed April 19, 2024, https://fairfaxaahi.centerformasonslegacies.com/items/show/89.