Listen to 10 African American elders living in the Berkshires talk about their lives, their work, and their ideas. Here is a link to one of those interviews, with Shirley Edgerton. You will find the others here on the same University of Massachusetts Special Collections and Archives site, and a link to online exhibits featuring this project, with the Berkshire Museum.
Here is the panel discussion for the opening of the virtual exhibit at the Berkshire Museum: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fWbrDBqVdyo&t=1436s
(Photo, Magdalene Adams, former President NAACP Berkshire Branch, with family photos.)