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Document Details


Title: Virginia Thompkins Ross
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of Virginia. Carter G. Woodson Institute. Virginia Center for Digital History
Collection: Ridge Street Oral Histories
Description: Virginia Thompkins Ross comes from one of the original families who lived on Ridge Street. Her mother and grandmother were born on Ridge Street, as well as herself and her children. In this interview, she shares her memories of Ridge Street from her childhood, and talks about other long-time residents that she grew up with.
URL: http://www.vcdh.virginia.edu/afam/raceandplace/transcripts/ross.html
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1994 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Ross, Virginia Thompkins
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker place of birth: Charlottesville, VA; Virginia; United States; North America
Speaker race: Black
Document date: 23-Jul-1994
Interviewer: Hiatt, Jean; Toledano, Roulhac
Locations discussed: Charlottesville, VA; North America; United States; Virginia
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African Americans; Charlottesville, VA; Community; Local history; Neighborhood; North America; Oral history; Race relations; United States; Virginia
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0024786-26511