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A Man Tapes His Town:
The Unrelenting Oral Histories of Eddie McCoy

Produced by Leda Hartman and The Kitchen Sisters (Nikki Silva & Davia Nelson) Mixed by Jim McKee

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    Eddie McCoy Photo Gallery
    Eddie and his VanEddie and his janitorial service van.

    Eddie interviews Martha Hammie, resident of Oxford.Martha Hammie

    ChildrenGiving a presentation at Granville Middle School, 1998

    The first man that Eddie interviewed - Mr. Matt Harris at 110 yrs old - "still rides a bicycle." Photo courtesy: Eddie McCoy. Matt Harris

    Rome AndersonMr. Rome Anderson, 109 years old, resident of Oxford. Photo courtesy: Eddie McCoy.

    Eddie at the Harrisburg Cemetary,one of the oldest black cemetaries in Oxford. Photo: Charlie Richardson, Henderson Dispatch Tombstone

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