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James Bowles interview 2 (2014-01-31)

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Creator:Bowles, James Harold (interviewee)
Creator:Miller, Alyce P. (interviewer)
Creator:Daugherity, Brian J., 1972- (contributor)
Creator:Daugherity, Brian J., 1972- (contributor)
Creator:Silvent, Christopher (contributor)
Creator:James Branch Cabell Library, Special Collections and Archives (contributor)
Title:James Bowles interview 2 (2014-01-31)
Date:2014 Jan. 31

In this second interview, James Bowles discusses his experiences on the Board of Supervisors of Goochland County, Virginia, between 1972 and 2004; efforts to address the unequal educational opportunities for blacks in Goochland County; the establishment of his medical practice in 1953 and its place in the community; and his memories of politically active figures in the Richmond and Goochland areas. He also discusses his perceptions of educational opportunities for African Americans, and the formation of the Goochland chapter of the NAACP in the 1950s in order to promote equality of educational opportunity.

An interview conducted as part of the Goochland County Rosenwald Schools Oral History Project, 2013-2015, documenting education in Goochland County, Virginia, particularly the impact of the Rosenwald Schools, and the differences between the education offered to white and black students during the period the Rosenwald Schools operated.

No transcript or tape log available.Call number: LA380.G66

Call number: LA380.G66

Types:interviews | MovingImage
Subjects:Bowles, James Harold | African American schools -- Virginia -- Goochland County | African Americans -- Education -- Virginia -- Goochland County | Community activists -- Virginia -- Goochland County | African American physicians -- Virginia -- Goochland County -- Interviews | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | Julius Rosenwald Fund -- Buildings | Bowles, James Harold -- Interviews | Bowles, James Harold -- Childhood and youth -- Anecdotes | Bowles, James Harold -- Political activityGoochland County (Va.) -- Race relations | United States, Virginia, Goochland County, 37.7204342, -77.8837984
Collection:Goochland County Rosenwald Schools Oral History Project, 2013-2015
Institution:Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries
Contributors:James Branch Cabell Library. Special Collections and Archives
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Goochland County Rosenwald Schools Oral History Project, 2013-2015

Richmond, Va. : VCU Libraries

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Original oral history: James Bowles interview 2 (2014-01-31), Goochland County Rosenwald Schools Oral History Project, 2013-2015, M 501, Special Collections and Archives, James Branch Cabell Library, Virginia Commonwealth University.

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