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[Pioneers in education oral history collection]

Repository: Bluefield State College Archives

Collection Description (CRHP): This collection contains oral histories of five former African-American educators--prominent in Mercer County, West Virginia--who graduated from Bluefield State College. They discuss their experiences teaching both during the age of segregation and after integration occurred.

Digital Status: No

Extent: audio cassettes

Language: English

Interviewees: Virginia Clark Hebert, Fannie Simpson Poole, Eunice Burrell Fleming, Harriette Simon Wright, Susie Guyton

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights

Subjects:

African American educators--West Virginia
African Americans--Civil rights--West Virginia
Civil rights movements--West Virginia
Mercer County (W. Va.)
Public schools--West Virginia--Mercer County
School integration--West Virginia
Segregation in education--West Virginia

Genres:

Sound recordings

 

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