Sterling Nile Oral History Interview Clip 1

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Citation

Nile, Sterling, “Sterling Nile Oral History Interview Clip 1,” Harlem Education History Project, accessed September 17, 2019, https://educatingharlem.cdrs.columbia.edu/omeka/items/show/2015.

Transcript

Sterling Nile: Uh-, I was-, I was born in Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, Sloan Hospital for Women. And that was on 168th Street and Broadway, August 31, 1948. Uh-, I grew up in Central Harlem in a complex, a private complex called the Riverton, which was built by the Metropolitan Life Company, you know, an insurance company that had built a very large complex, Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village. And they also built another large complex called Parkchester in the Bronx. So that the Riverton was the Harlem equivalent--
BG: OK.
SN: --of the downtown residence Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village.
BG: Sure.
SN: And the complement of the complex in the Bronx, Parkchester.

Title

Sterling Nile Oral History Interview Clip 1

Description

Partial clip of Sterling Nile.

Creator

Nile, Sterling

Date

2015-03-04

Contributor

Goldenberg, Barrry; Brooks, Christopher; Armstrong, Isaiah

Rights

Transcript pending
Permission granted

Format

.mp3

Language

English

Type

Oral History

Interviewer

Goldenberg, Barrry; Brooks, Christopher; Armstrong, Isaiah

Interviewee

Nile, Sterling

Location

Teachers College, Columbia University, 525 W. 120th Street, New York, NY

Transcription

Sterling Nile: Uh-, I was-, I was born in Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, Sloan Hospital for Women. And that was on 168th Street and Broadway, August 31, 1948. Uh-, I grew up in Central Harlem in a complex, a private complex called the Riverton, which was built by the Metropolitan Life Company, you know, an insurance company that had built a very large complex, Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village. And they also built another large complex called Parkchester in the Bronx. So that the Riverton was the Harlem equivalent--
BG: OK.
SN: --of the downtown residence Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village.
BG: Sure.
SN: And the complement of the complex in the Bronx, Parkchester.

Original Format

Digital audio recording, .wav

Duration

00:00:54

Time Summary

Introduction; where he was born and where did he grew up.

Added by

Marte, Elfry

Date added

2015-04-15