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Repository: Virginia Historical Society

Collection Description (Extant): Oral histories collected in 1992 by Ken Hoen and Laurie Hoen as research for a documentary film on the closing of the Farmville, Prince Edward County, Va., public schools, 1959-1963, in response to federally-ordered desegregation. Persons interviewed include Vera Allen, Dr. Vonita (White) Dandridge, Leslie Hamilton, Verdella Hamilton, Charles Herndon, John Hurt, J. T. Jackson, Jr., Edward Morton, Armistead Reid, James White, Gary Smith, and Reginald White, Sr.

Digital Status: No

Existing IDs: Mss15 N8437 a

Extent: 15 items (printed booklet and 14 audio cassettes)

Language: English

Interviewees: Vera Allen, Vonita (White) Dandridge, Leslie Hamilton, Verdella Hamilton, Charles Herndon, John Hurt, J. T. Jackson, Jr., Edward Morton, Armistead Reid, James White, Gary Smith, Reginald White, Sr.

Rights (Extant): May not be copied or cited without written permission from Phoenix Productions, Inc., P.O. Box 15176, Richmond, Va., 23227.

Subjects:

African American students--Virginia
African Americans--Civil rights--Virginia
Civil rights movements--Virginia
Prince Edward County (Va.)
Public schools--Virginia--Prince Edward County
School integration--Massive resistance movement
School integration--Virginia
Segregation in education--Virginia--Prince Edward County

Genres:

Interviews
Manuscripts
Sound recordings

 

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