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Mapping local knowledge : Danville, Virginia, 1945-1975

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Title:Mapping local knowledge : Danville, Virginia, 1945-1975
Description:

This online exhibit examines the responses of ten Danville residents to the civil rights struggle that occurred in their hometown. Text by Emma C. Edmunds, principal researcher for the Mapping Local Knowledge, Danville, Va., 1945-75 oral history project, is accompanied by the work of Charlottesville photographer, Tom Cogill, who took portraits of individuals who shared their stories. Funding was provided by the Elizabeth Stuart James Grant Trust of Danville and the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities.

Lawrence M. Clark -- Ruth W. Isley -- Robert A. Williams --

Dorothy O. Harris -- James W. Peters, Jr. -- Avicia H. Thorpe --

James Ulysses Griffin Hughes -- Ruby B. Archie -- Charlie E. Nelson -- Charles T. Oliver

Types:Oral histories | Photographs
Subjects:Clark, Lawrence M., 1934- | Isley, Ruth W., 1920-2008 | Williams, Robert A., 1944- | Harris, Dorothy O., 1930- | Peters, James W., 1930- | Thorpe, Avicia H., 1908- | Hughes, James Ulysses Griffin, 1948- | Archie, Ruby B., 1934-2010 | Nelson, Charlie E., 1937-2009 | Oliver, Charles T., 1934- | Civil rights movements--Virginia--Danville | African American civil rights workers--Virginia--Danville | African Americans--Virginia--Danville--Interviews | Danville (Va.)--Race relations | Danville (Va.)
Institution:Alderman Library, University of Virginia
Online Publisher:Emma Edmunds and the Virginia Center for Digital History | 2009/2011
Persistent Link to Item:http://www.vcdh.virginia.edu/cslk/danville/index.html