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Interview with Dr. Milton A. Reid

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Creator:Reid, Milton A.
Creator:Carrington, Ronald E.
Title:Interview with Dr. Milton A. Reid
Date:2003 Mar. 20

Dr. Milton A. Reid, retired minister, civil rights leader, current Chairman of the Board of the Virginia Unit of the SCLC. The topics Dr. Reid discussed include: Growing up in Chesapeake, Virginia; the role of the SCLC in Virginia; Danville, Virginia; Prince Edward County; the use of "Prayer Pilgrimages" as protest; and sit-ins.

This interview was conducted March 20, 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 | MovingImage
Subjects:Reid, Milton A. | African Americans--Virginia--Interviews | Civil rights movements--Virginia | African American civil rights workers--Virginia | African American clergy--Virginia | Direct action--Virginia | Civil rights demonstrations--Virginia | Civil rights demonstrations--Virginia--Danville | Sit-ins--Virginia | Discrimination in restaurants--Virginia | Discrimination in education--Virginia | African Americans--Education--Virginia | Segregation in education--Virginia | Intimidation--Virginia | Government, Resistance to--Virginia--History--20th century | School integration--Massive resistance movement--Virginia | Chesapeake (Va.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Danville (Va.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Prince Edward County (Va.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Southern Christian Leadership Conference--Employees | Southern Christian Leadership Conference | United States, Virginia, Prince Edward County, 37.2243039, -78.4410842 | United States, Virginia, Chesapeake, 36.7183708, -76.2466798 | United States, Virginia, Danville, 36.5859718, -79.3950228
Collection:Voices of Freedom: The Virginia Civil Rights Movement
Institution:Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries
Contributors:VCU Libraries. JBC Special Collections
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Virginia Civil Rights Movement Video Initiative

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