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Oral interviews

Repository: Schoolhouse Museum

Collection Description (Extant): This collection consists of 150 oral histories of former teachers and students at black schools during the Jim Crow era in Virginia.

Access Copy Note: Some transcripts are available online.

Collection URL: http://theschoolhousemuseum.com/OralInterviews/tabid/57/Default.aspx External Link

Digital Status: Partial

Extent: 150 interviews (transcript, audio tape, and video tape formats); photographs

Language: English

Interviewees: Earlene Allmond, Josephine Allmond, Oretha Eley Allmond, George D. Bailey, Louise Bailey, Russell Bailey, Clem Batten, Bertha Batten, Missouri Batten, Naomi Banks, Florence Batten, William Black, Henry Bradby, Lelia Brown, Huntington Brown, Jr., William Carter, Aaron Chapman, Joseph Chapman, Pheanie Chapman, Lawnell Clinton, Roxie Crawley, Samuel Crocker, William Crocker, Andrew Cypress, Yvonne Cypress, Lois Warren Duck, Sam Duck, Catherine Edwards, Raleigh Edwards, Mary Francis Edwards Everett, Francis Faulk, Lillie Fields, Bessie Galloway, Howard Gray, Loris G. Gray, Lucy Gray, Neavy Graves, Eunice Green, Ernestine Gwaltney, Odell Green, Isiah Haskins, Marie Hargrow, Bessie Harrison, Earnest Hill, Fannie Hill, Gloria Hill, Lillian Hill, Jeston Holland, Olydia Holland, Robert Holloway, Ernestine Johnson, Mary Johnson, Rev. James Johnson, Cleo Kelly, Audrey Knight, Bobby Knight, Ivery Knight, John Knight, Mary Knight, Nola Matthews, Constance Mabry, D. R. Minga, Harry Minga, Terese Murray, Edna Newman, Vivian Nickerson, Evancel Parker, Frances Perry, Iola Pinner, Paul Pittman, Elsie Gray, Virtley Porter, Leslie Robinson, Celestine Savage, Horace Seaborne, Virgie Scott, Ernestine Slade, Roland Spady, Edith Mae Staton, Margaret Sweat, Ruby Thompson, Ann Tyler Thornton, Thelma Trower, Audrey Tucker, Earnestine Turner, Lois Tynes, Otelia Tynes, Jean Uzzle, Eddie Walker, Eva Warren, Donald Watkins, Joseph Wellons, Elmire Wiggins, Reid William, Larnie Winnegan, Mabel Wrenn, Myrteen Wrenn, Wesley Wrenn, Lelia Blount, Laura Butler, Gladys Chapman, Clarice White, Ester Barnes, Richard Blount, Mrs. Eddie Reed Bradby, Grace Bradby, Josephine Chapman, Ola Corprew, Ira Cuffey, Nettie Evans, Elsie Godwin, Dara Owens, Bessie Wells Penn, Mary Bell Ross, Gertrude G. Smith, James Evans

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

Subjects:

African American educators--Virginia
African American schools
African American students--Virginia
African Americans--Civil rights--Virginia
African Americans--Education--Virginia
Civil rights movements--Virginia
School integration--Virginia
Segregation in education--Virginia

Genres:

Interviews
Photographs
Sound recordings
Transcripts
Videorecordings

 

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