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Interview with Thomas S. Hardy

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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 Thomas S. Hardy

Thomas S. Hardy -- A long time resident of Surry County, Virginia, Mr. Hardy was a shipyard worker and community activist. He discussed the work that he and other activists have pursued in Surry County, Virginia. He also discussed: his life as a Korean War veteran in segregated Virginia; Isle of Wight County, Virginia; Surry Training School; Fort Pickett; Voter registration; the Surry County Improvement Association; the Surry Assembly; the Poll tax; segregation and separation of facilities in the Norfolk Navy Shipyard; the Klu Klux Klan in Surry County; Gerald Poindexter; Don Anderson and political organization. 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:moving images | oral histories (literary works) | MovingImage | Text
Subjects:Hardy, Thomas S. | Hardy, Thomas S.--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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