The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
It's just me...the integration of the Arlington Public Schools
Repository: Arlington (VA) Educational Television
Collection Description (CRHP): This collection includes the raw interview footage for the documentary film "It's Just Me...The Integration of the Arlington Public Schools." Whites and blacks on both side of the aisle were interviewed. Included in this collection also are two video recordings, one of a forum called the 50th anniversary celebration of integration in Arlington. It features people involved in the school desegregation process. The other consists of current students talking to former students who underwent the desegregation process.
Access Copy Note: The film is available for viewing at the collection website. Photographs and newspaper clippings used for the film also are included.
Collection URL: http://www.arlingtonva.us/Departments/AVN/News/page68288.aspx
Digital Status: Partial
Extent: 12 video tapes; digital video recordings; photographs; manuscripts
Related Archival Items: Photographs and newspaper clippings used for the film were found in the Virginia Room of the Arlington Public Library. The room contains extensive information on school desegregation in Arlington (see the separate database record on its holdings).
Interviewees: O. Glenn Stahl, Joseph Macekura, Jim Stockard, Elizabeth Campbell, Welbe Peggy Deskins, Phyllis Costley, Evelyn Syphax, Elizabeth Weihe, Dorothy Hamm, Barbara Marx, Theda Henle, Ronald Deskins
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights
African American students--Virginia
African Americans--Civil rights--Virginia
Civil rights movements--Virginia
School integration--Massive resistance movement