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D'Anne Aultmann Evans papers

Repository: Fairfax County Public Library. The Virginia Room

Collection Description (CRHP): This collection contains research notes and manuscripts relating to the history of Fairfax County, Va. It also includes a scrapbook of Northern Virginia history, some personal correspondence and journals, and some slides and photographs. Specifically concerning civil rights, it includes three interview transcripts of Dr. Edwin Bancroft Henderson (1883-1977), who was a powerful voice for black education in the area and involved with the civil rights movement. His wife was also interviewed for one of the interviews.

Access Copy Note: The transcripts are in box H, files 2 and 4. In addition, the items are in the open stacks (VREF) and rare book room (VRARE).

Date(s): 1962, 1966, 1969

Digital Status: No

Existing IDs: MSS 06-42

Extent: 13 boxes (5 linear feet)

Language: English

Related Archival Items: The Virginia Room also includes the Fairfax County Civil Rights Collection.

Interviewees: Edwin Bancroft Henderson, Mary Ellen Henderson

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

Subjects:

African American athletes
African American civil rights workers--Virginia
African American coaches
African Americans--Civil rights--Virginia
African Americans--Education--Virginia
Basketball
Civil rights movements--Virginia
Discrimination in sports
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Wakefield Chapel (Fairfax County, Va.)

Genres:

Interviews
Manuscripts
Photographs
Transcripts

 

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