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Remembering together: stories of obstacles and opportunity

Repository: Middle Peninsula African-American Genealogical and Historical Society of Virginia

Collection Description (CRHP): This digital video recording is of a panel discussion of 8 African Americans facilitated Dr. Barbara Finkelstein, Director of the Oral History in Education Institute, at the University of Maryland, College Park. The eight participants discuss African American education in the era of segregation in Virginia. The black schools were associated with the churches. One woman talked about the activism of her father: he ensured that a rural African American school got a hot lunch program; it was the only one of local black schools.

Date(s): 2008-03-08

Digital Status: Born-digital

Extent: 1 video disc (DVD)

Language: English

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

Subjects:

African Americans--Civil rights--Virginia
African Americans--Education--Virginia
Civil rights movements--Virginia
Rural African Americans--Civil rights
Segregation in education--Virginia

Genres:

Interviews
Videorecordings

 

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