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Sherman Ware interview (2014-03-21)

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Creator:Ware, Sherman (interviewee)
Creator:Miller, Alyce P. (interviewer)
Creator:Daugherity, Brian J., 1972- (interviewer)
Creator:Silvent, Christopher (contributor)
Creator:James Branch Cabell Library, Special Collections and Archives (contributor)
Title:Sherman Ware interview (2014-03-21)
Date:2014 Mar. 21
Description:

In this interview, Sherman Ware discusses his family and upbringing in Goochland County, Virginia, in the 1950s; his memories of attending Cedar Plain Elementary School and Central Elementary School; and his experiences driving a school bus as a high school student and after graduation. He also discusses members of the community who were involved in educational activism and the administration of Rosenwald schools.

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.

Includes transcription of entire interview in PDF format (20 pages).Call number: LA380.G66

Call number: LA380.G66

Types:interviews | Text | MovingImage
Subjects:Ware, Sherman | African American schools -- Virginia -- Goochland County | African Americans -- Education -- Virginia -- Goochland County | Segregation in education -- Virginia -- Goochland County | School buses -- Virginia -- Goochland County | Community activists -- Virginia -- Goochland County | Julius Rosenwald Fund -- Buildings | Ware, Sherman -- Interviews | Ware, Sherman -- 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: Sherman Ware interview (2014-03-21), 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%3A33994