[Turner has] chosen not to write an oral history of African Americans but, rather, one of Colored Americans through images. These images are those who were among the first freeborn generation of the Civil War, thereby placing them in the historical period of the country changing its course to admit freed former slaves.
African American Studies | American Studies | Oral History
Turner, Ruby McKie, "Turner, Ruby: A Living Legacy" (2019). Oral Histories. 23.