- Voices of Freedom
- Interview with Raymond H. Boone
- Contributor to Resource:
- Carrington, Ronald E.
James Branch Cabell Library. Special Collections and Archives
Virginia Civil Rights Movement Video Initiative
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- African Americans--Virginia--Interviews
Civil rights movements--Virginia
Virginia--Race relations--History--20th century
- Boone, Raymond H.
- United States, Virginia, 37.54812, -77.44675
- oral histories (literary works)
- 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.
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- James Branch Cabell Library. Special Collections and Archives