African-American Richmond: Educational Segregation and Desegregation

African-American Richmond: Educational Segregation and Desegregation

Creator Virginia Commonwealth University
Description This portion of the VBHA is comprised of fourteen oral history interviews conducted in 1992 by Virginia Commonwealth University students with African-Americans residing in the Richmond, Virginia metropolitan area. While the interviews focused on the educational experiences of these individuals, other subjects and issues affecting the lives of African-Americans were also discussed by the participants. The typed transcripts of the oral histories were scanned in 1994 to be included in the Virginia Black History Archives database and are accessible from this site.
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Date from 1992
Date to 1992
Geographic school Richmond, VA
Size 14 interviews
Access restrictions yes/no
Access restrictions
Part Of larger collection yes/no
Larger collection title
Repository Virginia Commonwealth University Special Collections and Archives
Repository address James Branch Cabell Library, Special Collections and Archives, 901 Park Avenue, P.O. Box 842033, Richmond, VA 23284-2033
Repository contact name Wesley Chenault
Repository contact title
Repository contact email
Repository contact phone (804) 828-1108
DoveRegion region5
Subjects o    African American students

o    African Americans–Civil rights

o    African Americans–Segregation

o    Public schools

o    Race relations

o    School children

o    School closings

o    School integration

o    School integration–Massive resistance movement

o    Segregation in education

o    Virginia Black History Archives Database

Types Oral History

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