Randolph-Macon College/Boydton Institute heritage project

Randolph-Macon College/Boydton Institute heritage project

Creator Randolph-Macon College
Description This collection consists of five interviews relating to the Boydton Institute, including one of Wyatt Tee Walker, a member of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s leadership circle. He discusses his memories of Vernon Johns in particular.
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Date from 2010
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Geographic school Mecklenburg County, VA
Size 5 interviews
Access restrictions yes/no
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Part Of larger collection yes/no
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URL http://library.rmc.edu/specialcollections/specialcollections.html
Repository Randolph-Macon College, Flavia Reed Owen Special Collections and Archives
Repository address McGraw-Page Library, Randolph-Macon College, P.O. Box 5005, Ashland, VA 23005-5505
Repository contact name
Repository contact title Randolph-Macon College. Special Collections
Repository contact email archives@rmc.edu
Repository contact phone (804) 752-3203
DoveRegion region5
Subjects o    African American schools

o    African American students

o    African Americans–Education (Higher)

o    Boydton (Va.)

o    Civil rights–Religious aspects–Christianity

o    Johns, Vernon, 1892-1965

o    King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968

o    Segregation in education

Types o    Interviews

o    Manuscripts

o    Sound recordings

o    Transcripts