• Film, Video
    Gloria Claudette Grinnell oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Ojai, California, 2013-04-14. Gloria Claudette Grinnell recounts her participation in the sit-in movement in Richmond, Virginia, when she was a student at Virginia Union University. She describes her family's history on the East Coast and explains how she and her mother ended up in San Francisco. She discusses her decision to move from California to attend Virginia Union. She describes the sit-in movement that she joined in ...
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Cline, David P. - Grinnell, Gloria Claudette
    • Date: 2013-04-14

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    Celebrating the Acquisition of the NCTA Collection Barry Bergey with the National Endowment for the Arts moderates a group of panelists who discuss the significance and highlights of the NCTA Collection.
    • Contributor: Wilson, Joe - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - National Council for the Traditional Arts
    • Date: 2009-09-11
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    Place and the Politics of Belonging One of America's greatest ironies is that, although a nation of immigrants, the country also has a longstanding history of ambivalence, and at times hostility, toward its newest arrivals. In the last decade, the increased number of immigrants living in new destinations, those settlements located outside the U.S.-Mexico borderlands, has coincided with an upsurge in local anti-immigrant sentiment.
    • Contributor: Shutika, Debra Lattanzi - Lattanzi Shutika, Debra - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2010-08-12
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    Joan Trumpauer Mulholland oral history interview conducted by John Dittmer in Arlington, Virginia, 2013-03-17.
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Dittmer, John - Mulholland, Joan Trumpauer
    • Date: 2013-03-17

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    Oliver W. Hill, Jr., oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Petersburg, Virginia, 2013-08-17. Oliver W. Hill, Jr., discusses his father, civil rights lawyer Oliver Hill. He explains his father's childhood and education in Roanoke, Virginia, how he ended up at Howard University in the 1920s, where he was in the same class as Thurgood Marshall and studied law under Charles Hamilton Houston. In the 1930s Hill reunited with both of them to work for the NAACP Legal ...
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Cline, David P. - Hill, Oliver W.
    • Date: 2013-08-17

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    Evans Derrell Hopkins oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Richmond, Virginia, 2011-07-07. Evans Hopkins recalls growing up in Danville, Virginia, and participating in efforts to desegregate public schools and the library. He remembers joining the Black Panther Party in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and Oakland, California, and working on Bobby Seale's campaign for Mayor of Oakland. He also discusses his imprisonment for car theft and the high rate of incarceration among African American men.
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Hopkins, Evans D.
    • Date: 2011-07-07

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    Celebrating the Acquisition of the NCTA Collection Barry Bergey, with the National Endowment for the Arts moderates a group of panelists who discuss the significance and highlights of the NCTA Collection.
    • Contributor: Wilson, Joe - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - National Council for the Traditional Arts
    • Date: 2009-09-11
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    Eddie Bond and Josh Ellis videorecording | videorecording ; 25 min | Forms part of Legends and Legacies: Remembering Archie Green (Source). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Ellis, Josh - Bond, Eddie
    • Date: 2009
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    Traditional Norwegian-American Dance Music From Virginia Part of the Homegrown Concert Series, the Berntson family performs traditional Norwegian-American dance music from Virginia.
    • Contributor: Berntsons, the - Lundeberg, Eleanore Berntson - Lohman, Jon - Berntsons (Musical Group) - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage - Block, Brendan Carey
    • Date: 2009-12-03
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    Northern Neck Chantey Singers videorecording | videorecording ; 17 min | Forms part of Legends and Legacies: Remembering Archie Green (Source). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Northern Neck Chanty Singers
    • Date: 2009
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    Legends and Legacies Concert: A Celebration of Public Folklore A Legends and Legacies concert celebrates Joseph T. Wilson and the NCTA Collection coordinated and produced by the National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA).
    • Contributor: Wilson, Joe - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - National Council for the Traditional Arts
    • Date: 2009-09-10
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    Virginia Simms George oral history interview conducted by Emilye Crosby in Northborough, Massachusetts, 2013-08-24. Virginia Simms George remembers growing up in segregated Newport News, Virginia, attending Virginia Union University, and her desire to become a lawyer. She recalls participating in a protest at Thalhimers department store in Richmond, Virginia. She discusses her work as a teacher, counselor, and volunteering for many organizations. She also discusses the commemoration of the protests in Richmond, and her thoughts on racism and ...
    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Crosby, Emilye - George, Virginia Simms
    • Date: 2013-08-24

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    Oral History with Traditional Artist Flory Jagoda
    Oral history with traditional artist Flory Jagoda
    In this interview with Howard Bass, singer and composer Flory Jagoda discusses her family and her life before, during, and after the Second World War and the influence these experiences had on her singing and songwriting.
    • Contributor: Jagoda, Flory - Bass, Howard - American Folklife Center
    • Date: 2013-11-20
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    New Ballard's Branch Bogtrotters videorecording | videorecording ; 27 min | Forms part of Legends and Legacies: A Concert and Symposium Celebrating Joe Wilson and the NCTA Collection (Source). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - New Ballard's Branch Bogtrotters (Musical Group)
    • Date: 2009
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    Wyatt T. Walker oral history, National Visionary Leadership Project /
    Wyatt T. Walker interview conducted by Renee Poussaint. | Interview with Wyatt T. Walker Catalog Record Only
    The interview includes Wyatt T. Walkers's memories of growing up in New Jersey and attending Virginia Union University. He discusses ministering his first church in Petersburg, Virginia, and becoming involved in the civil rights movement. He recalls meeting Martin Luther King, Jr., who asked him to be on the board of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) and being arrested with him in Birmingham, ...
    • Contributor: Walker, Wyatt Tee
    • Date: 2007
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    City confidential. Great Falls, VA : the criminal next door /
    Great Falls, VA : Catalog Record Only
    The 1980 murder of a prominent cardiologist in Great Falls, Virginia leads to startling revelations when the subsequent investigation focuses on his well-to-do neighbor.
    • Date: 2000
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    Stanley McMullen oral history, National Visionary Leadership Project /
    Stanley McMullen interview conducted by Lakisha May Catalog Record Only
    The interview includes Stanley McMullen's memories of attending the Tuskegee Institute, working with a farm training program, and becoming a high school teacher in Gloucester, Virginia. He recalls teaching vocational courses, sponsoring the Future Farmers of America club, and the integration of public schools. He discusses serving on Gloucester's Equalization Board and Planning Commission and as president of the Middle Peninsula Relief Society.
    • Contributor: McMullen, Stanley
    • Date: 2003
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    Arthur Burnett oral history, National Visionary Leadership Project /
    Arthur Burnett interview conducted by Rosa Combs Catalog Record Only
    The interview includes Arthur Burnett's memories of growing up in Virginia and attending Howard University. He recalls his rejection from the University of Virginia Law School because of his race, and his decision to attend New York University Law School. He discusses his army service and his career as a prosecutor at the U.S. Department of Justice, and as an Assistant U.S. Attorney and ...
    • Contributor: Burnett, Arthur L.
    • Date: 2006
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    American justice. An execution in doubt /
    Execution in doubt. Catalog Record Only
    A look at the controversial case of Roger Keith Coleman, who was executed in Virginia in 1992 for the brutal rape and murder of his sister-in-law. Now, in an attempt to exonerate him, Coleman's defenders want to conduct DNA tests, which were still under development at the time of his execution. Will the state be willing to put the DNA, and its own legal ...
    • Date: 2006
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    Mary T. Christian oral history, National Visionary Leadership Project /
    Mary T. Christian interview conducted by Courtney Ward Catalog Record Only
    The interview includes Mary Christian's memories of growing up in Hampton, Virginia, teaching at Hampton public schools and encouraging her students' involvement in the civil rights movement. She recalls the desegregation of public schools, serving on the school board and earning her Ph. D. She discusses her career teaching at Hampton University, her involvement in local politics and her election to the Virginia House ...
    • Contributor: Christian, Mary T.
    • Date: 2007
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    William R. Lawrence oral history interview interview conducted by David P. Cline in Roanoke, Virginia, Catalog Record Only William Lawrence describes his long career with the Norfolk and Western Railroad in Roanoke, Virginia. Lawrence was born in Norfolk, Virginia, in 1922 but grew up in Roanoke and worked for the railroad most of his adult life. He discusses conditions of labor, race relations at the workplace, and his experience working as a foreman.
    • Contributor: Lawrence, William M. - Cline, David P. - Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
    • Date: 2013
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    Thomas Jefferson's slaves / Catalog Record Only "Thomas Jefferson owned over six-hundred slaves in his lifetime. This documentary provides insight into Jefferson's full enslaved community, along with the traumatic dispersal of families prior to and after his death. Sally Hemings and the large Hemings family were part of this group. But the story does not end with them. As this film unfolds, the roles that Jupiter, Burwell Colbert, Isaac Jefferson, Joseph ...
    • Date: 2009