The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
Oral history collection records
Repository: George Washington University. Special Collections Research Center
Collection Description (CRHP): Mary Jo Deering published an article on her research, the materials of which are in this collection, titled "Oral History and School Integration Research: A Case Study" in the Oral History Review (1979), 27-41.
Collection Description (Extant): The Oral History Collection is comprised of materials gathered since the early 1970's, when Mary Jo Deering and others began the Oral History Program at The George Washington University. A large part of these early years covers the subject of school integration in Montgomery County, Maryland. Other topics include: housing, performing arts in Washington (including Wolf Trap), Foggy Bottom neighborhood, and various aspects of GW history . . . .
Materials in this collection include audio cassette tapes, audio reel tapes, transcripts, correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, news clippings, and articles. They range in date from 1904-97, and were transferred to the University Archives by the participants of the Oral History Project.
Digital Status: No
Existing IDs: MS0371
Extent: 34.0 Linear feet
Finding Aid URL: http://www.gwu.edu/gelman/spec/ead/ms0371.html
Interviewees: Michale Myles, Loretta Argrett, Michael Myles, Francis Ventre, William Yoffee, Lynn Chertkov, Michael Davidson, John Daly, Ken Muir, Henry Hilburn, Gilbert Gold, Donald Miedema, Eugene Moran, Pete Treibley, Samuel Goodman, Joanne Cashel, Rita Eisenberg, Ruth Vail, Meriam Flam, Doris Petranck, Rev. Braxton Boyd, Gwen Coffield, Ingrid Weise, Nick Reyes, Gerald Johnson, Scott Rutherford, Hamilton Davis, Mrs. Dean Hill, Richard Mattingly, Tom Israel, Homer Elseroad, John Mohr, Joseph Tarallo, Louis Davis, David Kearns, Lynn Berkeley, Helga Butler, Janet Weiner
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights
African Americans--Civil rights--Maryland
Busing for school integration
Civil rights movements--Maryland
School integration--Maryland--Montgomery County