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Haywood Pace interview (2014-03-21)

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Creator:Pace, Haywood (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:Haywood Pace interview (2014-03-21)
Date:2014 Mar. 21

In this interview, Haywood Pace discusses his family background and upbringing in his Goochland County, Virginia, community. He talks about the close-knit neighborhood; his experiences as a student at Cedar Plain Elementary School, Central Elementary School, and Central High School; the types of subjects and vocational training that were made available to him at those schools; and his subsequent employment at DuPont and the opportunities he received there. He also provides descriptions of local community activists who sought to procure educational resources for African American students.

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 (47 pages).Call number: LA380.G66

Call number: LA380.G66

Types:interviews | Text | MovingImage
Subjects:Pace, Haywood | African American schools -- Virginia -- Goochland County | African Americans -- Education -- Virginia -- Goochland County | Community activists -- Virginia -- Goochland County | African American schools -- Curricula -- Virginia -- Goochland County | African American neighborhoods -- Virginia -- Goochland County | Segregation in education -- Virginia -- Goochland County | Pace, Haywood -- Interviews | Pace, Haywood -- 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
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Goochland County Rosenwald Schools Oral History Project, 2013-2015

Richmond, Va. : VCU Libraries

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Original oral history: Haywood Pace 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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