Victory Bell

Title

Victory Bell

Description

Victory Bell was born in Mississippi to sharecropper parents. The family moved to Rockford, Illinois in 1945. In 1971 Bell became the first African American to serve on the Rockford City Council. He served as the fifth ward alderman from 1971-2009.

Date

June 2, 2009

Rights

Midway Village Museum

Format

pdf

Type

Oral History

Interviewer

Laura B. Furman

Interviewee

Victory Bell

Location

Midway Village Museum, Rockford, Illinois

Original Format

Digitial Audio Recording

Collection

Citation

“Victory Bell,” Midway Village Museum - Digital Collections, accessed April 12, 2021, https://midwayvillagemuseumdigitalcollections.omeka.net/items/show/4347.

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