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Interview with Sen. Henry L. Marsh, III (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 Sen. Henry L. Marsh, III (Transcript)

Henry L. Marsh, III, civil rights attorney, state senator, first African American Mayor of Richmond, he discusses what it meant to confront Richmond's white power structure and become mayor. Other topics include: growing up in Smithfield, Virginia and in Richmond; his first meeting and then working with Oliver W. Hill, Sr.; his work with the NAACP Youth Council; Virginia Union University; the role of Massive Resistance in creating Civil Rights leaders in Virginia; Rev. Curtis Harris; and various race discrimination cases in employment (including Philip Morris) and education.

Types:oral histories (literary works) | Text
Subjects:Marsh, Henry L. | Marsh, Henry L.--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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