The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
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/
Digital Status: Partial
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
African American college students--Virginia
African Americans--Civil rights--Virginia
African Americans--Education (Higher)
Civil rights movements--Virginia
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University