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Collection Details


Collection Name: African American Richmond: Educational Segregation and Desegregation
Repository Name: Virginia Commonwealth University. James Branch Cabell Library. Special Collections and Archives. Virginia Black History Archives [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Richmond, Virginia, United States
URL: http://www.library.vcu.edu/jbc/speccoll/vbha/school/school.html
Material Formats: [18 documents with text]
Dates Spanned: 1992-1992
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. A listing of the transcripts, with a brief index of topics discussed, can be found below.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 14
Interviews: [18 interview(s) listed in this collection]
Broad Subjects: Race Relations; Ethnic groups
ASP Subjects: African Americans--Education; African Americans--Segregation--Virginia; Fisk University, Nashville, TN; Oral history; Race relations; Racism; Richmond, VA; Segregation--United States; Segregation--Virginia; United States; Virginia State University, Petersburg, VA; Virginia Union University, Richmond, VA
Collection Code: OHC0000030