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William Quarles, Jr. interview (2014-03-28)

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Creator:Quarles, William, Jr. (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:William Quarles, Jr. interview (2014-03-28)
Date:2014 Mar. 28
Description:

In this interview, William Quarles discusses his family background and childhood in communities in Goochland County and Louisa County, Virginia. He describes attending schools in both Goochland and Louisa counties; along with reminiscences of memorable teachers, favorite subjects, and recreational activities. William Quarles compares his experiences of attending integrated and non-integrated schools, and discusses memories of civil rights activities at that time and the value placed on education by African American communities. He also talks about options for higher education available to African Americans at that time; his education at Virginia Union University; and his subsequent career in education and nuclear power.

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:Quarles, William, Jr. | African American schools -- Virginia -- Goochland County | African American schools -- Virginia -- Louisa County | School integration -- Virginia -- Louisa County | School integration -- Virginia -- Goochland County | African Americans -- Education -- Virginia -- Goochland County | African Americans -- Education -- Virginia -- Louisa County | Segregation in education -- Virginia -- Goochland County | Segregation in education -- Virginia -- Louisa County | African American students -- Recreation -- Virginia -- Goochland County | African American students -- Recreation -- Virginia -- Louisa County | Julius Rosenwald Fund -- Buildings | Quarles, William, Jr. -- Interviews | Quarles, William, Jr. -- Childhood and youth -- AnecdotesGoochland 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
Original Material:

Goochland County Rosenwald Schools Oral History Project, 2013-2015

Richmond, Va. : VCU Libraries

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Original oral history: William Quarles, Jr. interview (2014-03-28), 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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Persistent Link to Item:https://digital.library.vcu.edu/islandora/object/vcu%3A28439