The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
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
Interviewees: Kumea Shorter-Gooden
Rights (Extant): Restrictions may apply.
African American students--Virginia