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Gloria Claudette Grinnell oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Ojai, California, 2013-04-14

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Creator:Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
Creator:Cline, David P., 1969-
Creator:Grinnell, Gloria Claudette, 1939-
Title:Gloria Claudette Grinnell oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Ojai, California, 2013-04-14
Date:2013 Apr. 14
Description:

Gloria Claudette Grinnell recounts her participation in the sit-in movement in Richmond, Virginia, when she was a student at Virginia Union University. She describes her family's history on the East Coast and explains how she and her mother ended up in San Francisco. She discusses her decision to move from California to attend Virginia Union. She describes the sit-in movement that she joined in 1960. She discusses returning to California and her career with the Los Angeles Unified School District.

Types:Oral histories (document genres) | Interviews | InteractiveResource
Subjects:Civil rights movements--United States | Civil rights demonstrations--Virginia--Richmond | African American civil rights workers--Virginia--Interviews | Civil rights movements--Virginia | Virginia Union University (Richmond, Va.) | Ojai (Calif.) | Ventura County (Calif.)
Collection:Civil Rights History Project
Institution:Library of Congress
Contributors:American Folklife Center
Original Material:

Civil Rights History Project, (U.S.) (AFC 2010/039), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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Forms part of online collection: Civil Rights History Project

Persistent Link to Item:http://www.loc.gov/item/afc2010039_crhp0083/