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Wheeling's spoken history project

Repository: Wheeling National Heritage Area Corporation

Collection Description (Extant): This collection of 150 recordings on the history of Wheeling, West Virginia, includes 11 oral histories of African Americans. These interviews address the civil rights movement, race riots, urban renewal, black social conditions, black social life and customs, and other aspects of the African American experience.

Digital Status: Partial

Extent: 150 audio cassettes

Language: English

Interviewees: Darryl Clausell, Diane Bell, Easter Pitts, Shirley Paige, Wilkes Kenney, Rev. Darrell Cummings, Forrest Kirkpatrick, Susan Hogan

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

Subjects:

African American students--West Virginia
African Americans--Civil rights--West Virginia
African Americans--Education--West Virginia
African Americans--West Virginia
Civil rights movements--West Virginia
Race riots
Segregation--West Virginia
Urban renewal--West Virginia
Wheeling (W. Va.)

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings

 

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