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Collection Details


Collection Name: Black History Oral Histories/Black Women
Repository Name: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Archives [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Blacksburg, Virginia, United States
Local Identifier: Ms95-026
URL: http://spec.lib.vt.edu/archives/blackhistory/oralhistory/
Material Formats: [43 documents with text] [9 documents with audio]
Dates Spanned: 1991-
Description: Virginia Tech collected oral histories from prominent black graduates. Several common topics include childhood experiences, racism, desegregation, achieving higher education and succeeding in their careers. Fifteen oral histories are available online.
Interviews: [43 interview(s) listed in this collection]
Finding Aid: Black History Oral Histories/Black Women
Broad Subjects: Women's Studies; Ethnic groups; Education
ASP Subjects: African Americans; African Americans--Education; African Americans--Segregation--Virginia; African Americans--Virginia; College students; Corps of Cadets; Dormitory life; Education, Higher; Oral history; Racism; Richmond, VA; Roommates; United States; Virginia; Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA; Women
Other Subjects: College experiences
Collection Code: OHC0000017