Church Hill [Richmond] oral history collection

Church Hill [Richmond] oral history collection

Creator Special Collections and Archives
Description This collection focuses on social and living conditions in Richmond’s Church Hill neighborhood, which was predominantly black, during the era of segregation. Contains three oral histories that connect in particular to the civil rights movement.
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Date from 1982
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Geographic school Richmond, VA
Size 34 transcripts; audiocassettes
Access restrictions yes/no
Access restrictions
Part Of larger collection yes/no
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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
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Repository contact email
Repository contact phone (804) 828-1108
DoveRegion region5
Subjects o    African American churches

o    African American neighborhoods

o    African American politicians

o    African Americans–Social conditions

o    Civil rights movements–Virginia

o    College integration

o    School integration–Virginia

o    Segregation in education–Virginia

Types o    Interviews

o    Sound recordings

o    Transcripts

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