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[Civil rights oral histories of Norfolk, Virginia]

Repository: Norfolk State University. Harrison B. Wilson Archives and Art Gallery

Collection Description (CRHP): These oral histories deal with the civil rights movement in Norfolk, Virginia, and feature interviews of African American students and young faculty members active in the movement as well as African American ministers and activists who later went into politics. Many of these interviews were conducted by Dr. Tommy Bogger.

Access Copy Note: Not all the interviews are transcribed. These interviews are referenced in the archive by the names of the individuals interviewed.

Condition Note: The audio cassettes are old and might not be in the best condition.

Digital Status: No

Extent: audio cassettes; 5 transcripts

Language: English

Related Archival Items: Dr. Tommy Bogger also did some oral histories that dealt with civil rights for the book "Norfolk: The First Four Centuries" (1994). They are held at the Norfolk City Clerk's office.

Interviewees: M. Boyd Jones, Herbert Marshall, James H. Reeves, Vivian Carter Mason, William P. Robinson

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

Subjects:

African American clergy
African American students--Virginia
African Americans--Civil rights--Virginia
African Americans--Politics and government
Civil rights movements--Virginia

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings
Transcripts

 

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