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The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories

[Fairfax County Library civil rights collection]

Repository: Fairfax County Public Library. The Virginia Room

Collection Description (CRHP): This collection includes volumes and indices of oral history projects, videorecordings of interviews, online resources, and books of local interest that address life in northern Virginia and race relations and civil rights there.

“Snake Hill to Spring Bank” was an oral history project conducted by students at Groveton High School in the mid-1970s. All three volumes of the book are available online at

Great Falls Historical Society oral history program. See the interview with Mrs. Otrich Sharper Costley (Salome Costley). VRARE B COSTLEY 1985

Telling stories: a collection of transcribed interviews of Quander family members - Reagon, Bernice Johnson. VREF 929.2753 TELL 1998 V.1 and 2

Voices of Chantilly : recollections and stories from 22 long-time residents. VREF 975.529 V 1996

Yesterday : 100 recollections of McLean & Great Falls, Virginia - Herrick, Carole L. VREF 975.529 H 2007

Braddock's true gold : 20th-century life in the heart of Fairfax County - Meany, Marion. VREF 975.529 M 2007. Transcripts are online at

[Interview with Gladys Quander and Loretta Carter Hayes] [videorecording] - Patton, Adel. VIDEO VREF 929.2753 PATT 1988

Victor Dunbar with Sydney Holland [videorecording] - Holland Sydney. VIDEO VRARE 975.529 H

Digital Status: No

Extent: video recordings; manuscripts; transcripts

Language: English

Related Archival Items: The D'Anne Aultmann Evans Papers are listed as a separate database record as is the collection: A Look Back at Braddock District History.

Interviewees: Mrs. Otrich Sharper Costley, Gladys Quander, Loretta Carter Hayes, Victor Dunbar

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


African American families
African Americans--Civil rights--Virginia
African Americans--Virginia
Fairfax County (Va.)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Virginia--Race relations




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