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Browsing items in: Carver-VCU Partnership Oral History Collection

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    • Allen Knight interview (2000-01-15)

    • Knight, Allen, 1926-
    • In this interview, Allen Knight discusses his life growing up in the Carver neighborhood of Richmond, Va.; memories of his childhood; and the effects of desegregation on the community and his career. He also describes moments of change in the...
    • Part of a series of interviews conducted as part of a Carver-VCU Partnership project documenting the history of the Carver neighborhood in Richmond, Virginia.
    • Brenda Hudson interview (2000-01-03)

    • Hudson, Brenda
    • In this interview, Brenda Hudson talks about her experiences as a resident of Clay House in the Carver neighborhood of Richmond, Va., She also discusses her early life in the Bainbridge area; previous and current jobs; and some of the changes...
    • Part of a series of interviews conducted as part of a Carver-VCU Partnership project documenting the history of the Carver neighborhood in Richmond, Virginia.
    • Barksdale W. Haggins and Irving Haggins interview (1999-12-12)

    • Haggins, Barksdale W., 1932-
    • In this interview, brothers Barksdale W. Haggins and Irving Haggins reminisce about their early years growing up in the Carver neighborhood of Richmond, Va. The Haggins brothers discuss their childhoods in Carver; including recollections of...
    • Part of a series of interviews conducted as part of a Carver-VCU Partnership project documenting the history of the Carver neighborhood in Richmond, Virginia.
    • Carolyn Hawley and James McBride interview (2000-02-21)

    • Hawley, Carolyn, 1959-
    • Carolyn Hawley and James McBride, residents of the Carver neighborhood in Richmond, Va., talk about their respective experiences. Carolyn Hawley, who was born in Carver, discusses her home, childhood, and school life in Carver. James McBride, who...
    • Part of a series of interviews conducted as part of a Carver-VCU Partnership project documenting the history of the Carver neighborhood in Richmond, Virginia.
    • Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wood interview (2000-01-08)

    • Wood, Charles, 1907-
    • In this interview, Charles Wood, who grew up in the Carver neighborhood of Richmond, Va., discusses his early life in the community; his involvement with the Moore Street Baptist Church; and his career as a letter carrier in the post office. He...
    • Part of a series of interviews conducted as part of a Carver-VCU Partnership project documenting the history of the Carver neighborhood in Richmond, Virginia.
    • Duane Finger interview (2000-05-19)

    • Finger, Duane
    • Duane Finger of the Richmond Redevelopment Housing Authority in Richmond, Va., describes his work with the housing authority and how the agency and its approach has changed during the 28 years he has worked there. He also discusses topics such as...
    • Part of a series of interviews conducted as part of a Carver-VCU Partnership project documenting the history of the Carver neighborhood in Richmond, Virginia.
    • Lucy Anne Lucas interview (2000-02-18)

    • Lucas, Lucy Anne
    • Lucy Anne Davis, who was born and raised in the Carver neighborhood of Richmond, Va., discusses her early childhood in the neighborhood. She describes what it was like to grow up in the Carver area; her early family life; and how living in the...
    • Part of a series of interviews conducted as part of a Carver-VCU Partnership project documenting the history of the Carver neighborhood in Richmond, Virginia.
    • Jim Hill and Doug Kleffner interview (2000-05-30)

    • Hill, Jim
    • In this interview, Jim Hill and Doug Kleffner, residents of the Carver neighborhood of Richmond, Va., discuss how they came to live in the Carver community; the renovation of their house; and their role in the community association. They also...
    • Part of a series of interviews conducted as part of a Carver-VCU Partnership project documenting the history of the Carver neighborhood in Richmond, Virginia.
    • Nellie Weatherless interview (2000-04-16)

    • Weatherless, Nellie
    • Nellie Weatherless, a resident of the Carver neighborhood in Richmond, Va., talks her early life in the neighborhood, including recollections of friends and neighbors, Carver landmarks, and changes to the community. She also discusses what life was...
    • Part of a series of interviews conducted as part of a Carver-VCU Partnership project documenting the history of the Carver neighborhood in Richmond, Virginia.
    • Viola Robinson interview (2000-02-11)

    • Robinson, Viola
    • In this interview, Viola Robinson, a resident of the Carver area of Richmond, Va., talks about her memories of the neighborhood, including her early jobs and the big band names that came to the area. She also discusses changes to Carver that she...
    • Part of a series of interviews conducted as part of a Carver-VCU Partnership project documenting the history of the Carver neighborhood in Richmond, Virginia.
    • Roy A. West interview (2000-04-05)

    • West, Roy A.
    • In this interview, Dr. Roy West, former city councilman (1982-1994) and former mayor of Richmond (1982-1988), discusses his involvement with the Carver community in Richmond, Va. Dr. West addresses issues such as deterioration in the community; the...
    • Part of a series of interviews conducted as part of a Carver-VCU Partnership project documenting the history of the Carver neighborhood in Richmond, Virginia.
    • Selma Taylor interview (2000-05-17)

    • Taylor, Selma
    • Selma Taylor, of the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority, discusses her work with the housing authority and involvement with the Carver community and the Carver Civic Association in Richmond, Va. Mrs. Taylor also describes some of the...
    • Part of a series of interviews conducted as part of a Carver-VCU Partnership project documenting the history of the Carver neighborhood in Richmond, Virginia.
    • Waverly B. Crawley interview (2000-04-27)

    • Crawley, Waverly R.
    • Waverly Robert Crawley, Jr., who was raised in the Carver neighborhood of Richmond, Va., recounts his memories of growing up there in the 1930s. Mr. Crawley describes the origins of his name; places he remembers from the neighborhood; individuals...
    • Part of a series of interviews conducted as part of a Carver-VCU Partnership project documenting the history of the Carver neighborhood in Richmond, Virginia.
    • Marguerita Austin and Frances Gordon interview (2000-01-21)

    • Austin, Marguerita
    • Marguerita Austin and Frances Gordon talk about their experiences growing up in the Carver neighborhood of Richmond, Va. They discuss their early family lives; family activities; memorable individuals from the neighborhood; and changes to the...
    • Part of a series of interviews conducted as part of a Carver-VCU Partnership project documenting the history of the Carver neighborhood in Richmond, Virginia.
    • Barbara Abernathy interview (2000-05-15)

    • Abernathy, Barbara, 1941-
    • Barbara Abernathy, the president of the Carver Area Civic Improvement League (CACIL), discusses her early background in the Carver neighborhood of Richmond, Va.; her move to Washington, D.C.; her education at Northeastern University; her return to...
    • Part of a series of interviews conducted as part of a Carver-VCU Partnership project documenting the history of the Carver neighborhood in Richmond, Virginia.

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