The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
West Virginia All Black Schools Sports and Academic Hall of Fame
3139 West Street
Weirton, West Virginia
Repository description (CRHP): This organization, since 2008, has sponsored four reunions that honor former black athletes who have achieved academic success. They are inducted into its hall of fame. Helen Gillison, an attorney, heads this organization, which is dedicated to researching and preserving the history of black education prior to Brown v. Board. The organization is a portable museum and has done hundreds of oral histories during these reunions.
Repository type: Museum
West Virginia All Black Schools Sports and Academic Hall of Fame oral history project