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Document Details


Title: Vera Jones Allen
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of Virginia. Carter G. Woodson Institute. Virginia Center for Digital History
Collection: Civil Rights in US and Virginia History Collection
Description: Vera Jones Allen worked for the Prince Edward County school system at the time of the 1951 student strike. She is the mother of Edwilda Allen Isaac, who was a student leader in the student strike of 1951 in Prince Edward County, an event that led to Dorothy Davis v. Prince Edward County School Board, one of the five cases decided in the Brown v. Board of Education decision in 1954.
URL: http://jefferson.village.virginia.edu:8090/xslt/servlet/ramanujan.XSLTServlet?xml=/vcdh/xml_docs/modernva/modernva_transcripts.xml&xsl=/vcdh/xml_docs/modernva/interview_modernva.xsl&level=single&id=Vera_Jones_Allen
Original Language: English
Video: [Video available]
Audio: [Audio available]
Time span: Not indicated ... to 2000 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Allen, Vera Jones
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker race: Black
Document date: 2000
Interviewer: Gilliam, George; Mills, Mason
Locations discussed: North America; United States; Virginia
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African Americans; African Americans--Segregation; Civil rights movements--United States; Civil rights movements--Virginia; North America; Oral history; United States; Virginia
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0024817-26553