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Eva Anthony interview (2014-01-31)

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Creator:Anthony, Eva (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:Eva Anthony interview (2014-01-31)
Date:2014 Jan. 31

In this interview, Eva Anthony discusses growing up in Maidens, Goochland County, Virginia. She describes her family background, their experiences of being the only black family in their neighborhood, and her memories of attending Beaver Dam School and Central High School. Eva Anthony also discusses the presence of the Ku Klux Klan in Goochland County in the 30s and early 40s. She describes the layout of Beaver Dam School, and recalls her memories of being a student in Goochland County. She also discusses efforts by her own and other families to get Rosenwald schools built in the area, and describes her son's experiences in being the first to integrate Goochland Elementary School.

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 (22 pages).Call number: LA380.G66

Call number: LA380.G66

Types:interviews | Text | MovingImage
Subjects:Anthony, Eva | African American schools -- Virginia -- Goochland County | School integration -- Virginia -- Goochland County | African Americans -- Education -- Virginia -- Goochland County | African American schools -- Curricula -- Virginia -- Goochland County | Julius Rosenwald Fund -- Buildings | Anthony, Eva -- Interviews | Anthony, Eva -- 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: Eva Anthony interview (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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Persistent Link to Item:https://digital.library.vcu.edu/islandora/object/vcu%3A34060