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Robert H. Richards, Jr. Delaware oral history collection

Repository: University of Delaware. Library. Special Collections

Collection Description (CRHP): See the eight interviews with African Americans and attorney H. Albert Young.

Collection Description (Extant): The Delaware Oral History Collection was a project of the History Department of the University of Delaware which was conducted between 1966 and 1978. Two hundred and ninety-four tapes were produced, and 188 of these were transcribed. Students in the History Department interviewed a variety of Delawareans, but seemed particularly interested in documenting the following subjects: educators, immigrants, journalism, politics, and the University of Delaware, Delaware in the Depression, and the 1950s relocation of Long Island and New Jersey potato farmers to Delaware.

Date(s): 1966 - 1978

Digital Status: No

Existing IDs: 179

Extent: 294 tapes, 188 transcripts

Finding Aid URL: http://www.lib.udel.edu/ud/spec/findaids/deloral.htm External Link

Language: English

Interviewees: Pauline Dyson, Mary Elliot, Ed Fields, William Frank, Rev. Jymmie McClinton, Louis Redding, Alethea Young, Pauline A. Young, H. Albert Young

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

Subjects:

African American educators--Delaware
African American women clergy
African Americans--Civil rights--Delaware
Lawyers
Segregation in education--Delaware

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings
Transcripts

 

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