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Records of the Madeira School

Repository: Madeira School. Huffington Library

Collection Description (CRHP): This collection of the records of The Madeira School, a boarding school for girls in McLean, Virginia, includes a 2001 interview with Kumea Shorter-Gooden '70. This oral history interview touches on the interviewee's experience as one of the first two integrated African-American students at The Madeira School. Dr. Shorter-Gooden discussed with then Headmistress, Elisabeth Griffith, her years as a day student at an all-girls independent boarding and day school.

Access Copy Note: An audiocassette exists of this interview, but only the transcript is available to researchers.

Date(s): 1891-present, n.d.

Digital Status: Partial

Extent: manuscripts; 1 audio cassette; 1 transcript

Language: English

Interviewees: Kumea Shorter-Gooden

Rights (Extant): Restrictions may apply.

Subjects:

African American students--Virginia
Boarding schools
School integration--Virginia
Single-sex schools

Genres:

Manuscripts
Sound recordings
Transcripts

 

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