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Interview with Raymond H. Boone (Transcript)

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Creator:Carrington, Ronald E. (interviewer)
Creator:James Branch Cabell Library. Special Collections and Archives (contributor)
Creator:Virginia Civil Rights Movement Video Initiative (producer)
Title:Interview with Raymond H. Boone (Transcript)

Raymond H. Boone, founder, editor and publisher of the Richmond Free Press discussed: the role of education in his life; growing up in Suffolk, Virginia; John Mitchell and the Richmond Planet; the Richmond Afro American; the Frederick Douglass Fellowships (designed to recruit and train black journalists); the role of the black press; Massive Resistance; Housing Opportunities Made Equal (HOME); and Virginia Governor Mills Godwin. This interview was conducted March 21, 2003 at the Virginia Historical Society in Richmond. Ronald E. Carrington, President of Media Consultants Global, Inc. of Richmond, was the director-producer of the video taping and interviewed the interviewees. Historian Dr. Betsy Brinson conducted preliminary oral interviews. The text of the oral history was transcribed by Halasz Reporting and Video, Richmond. Other editing by the staff in Special Collections and Archives, VCU Libraries.

Types:oral histories (literary works) | Text
Subjects:Boone, Raymond H. | Boone, Raymond H.--Interviews | African Americans--Virginia--Interviews | Civil rights movements--Virginia | Virginia--Race relations--History--20th century | United States, Virginia, 37.431573, -78.656894
Collection:Voices of Freedom
Institution:Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries
Contributors:James Branch Cabell Library. Special Collections and Archives
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Voices of Freedom: videotaped oral histories of leaders of the Civil Rights movement in Virginia

Richmond, Va. : VCU Libraries

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