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Black history oral histories

Repository: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Special Collections

Collection Description (CRHP): Virginia Tech features oral histories of black students who attended, including its first black students, as well as other information on them at http://spec.lib.vt.edu/archives/blackhistory/oralhistory/. Some of these oral histories are part of existing collections, namely the Black Women at Virginia Tech Oral History Project and Black Appalachian Oral History Project. In addition, the oral history of Rev. Phillip Price is considered its own collection. Other oral histories featured on this web site, including the one of Charles Yate, will eventually be in a manuscript collection tentatively titled: Black History at Virginia Tech Oral History Project.

Access Copy Note: This collection is currently being processed.

Collection URL: http://spec.lib.vt.edu/archives/blackhistory/oralhistory/ External Link

Digital Status: Partial

Language: English

Interviewees: Charles L. Yates, James Darnell Watkins, Ellison A. Smyth, Jeremiah Gaines, Jr., Essex Finney, Lindsay Cherry

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

Subjects:

African American college students--Virginia
African Americans--Civil rights--Virginia
African Americans--Education (Higher)
African Americans--Virginia
Civil rights movements--Virginia
College integration
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Genres:

Interviews
Photographs
Sound recordings
Transcripts

 

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