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Interview with Dr. W. Ferguson Reid (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 Dr. W. Ferguson Reid (Transcript)
Date:2003
Description:

Dr. W. Ferguson Reid, surgeon, first African American elected to the Virginia General Assembly since Reconstruction. Issues discussed include: racial segregation in Richmond and Virginia; the Richmond Crusade for Voters; the Democratic Party and the Byrd Machine; the Poll Tax; John Mitchell and The Planet; the NAACP; the Medical College of Virginia; and racism in the medical community. 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 of Special Collections and Archives, VCU Libraries.

Types:oral histories (literary works) | Text
Subjects:Reid, W. Ferguson | Reid, W. Ferguson--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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