Oral history interview with Reverend Gene Zimmerman and his wife, Emily Ann Zimmerman, as they share details of the friendship between Zora Neale Hurston and Emily Ann’s mother, Mrs. H. A. Owen.
Ms. Hurston and Mrs. Owen became friends in Eau Gallie, Florida which is where the Zimmermans first met Zora Neale Hurston on the sidewalk outside the home of Mrs. Owen.
LISTEN Part I (14:26)
LISTEN Part II (10:54)
LISTEN Part III (17:07)
Interviewees: Reverend Gene Zimmerman and Emily Ann Zimmerman
Interviewer: Jane E. Tracy
Date: June 29, 2016
Place: Orlando Lutheran Towers