James Bowles interview 2 (2014-01-31)

Abstract/Description: In this second interview, James Bowles discusses his experiences on the Board of Supervisors of Goochland County, Virginia, between 1972 and 2004; efforts to address the unequal educational opportunities for blacks in Goochland County; the establishment of his medical practice in 1953 and its place in the community; and his memories of politically active figures in the Richmond and Goochland areas. He also discusses his perceptions of educational opportunities for African Americans, and the formation of the Goochland chapter of the NAACP in the 1950s in order to promote equality of educational opportunity.
Subject(s): City/State: Goochland County (Va.)
Time Period: Twentieth century
Goochland County (Va.) -- Race relations
African American schools -- Virginia -- Goochland County
African Americans -- Education -- Virginia -- Goochland County
Community activists -- Virginia -- Goochland County
African American physicians -- Virginia -- Goochland County -- Interviews
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; Julius Rosenwald Fund -- Buildings
Bowles, James Harold -- Interviews
Bowles, James Harold -- Childhood and youth -- Anecdotes
Bowles, James Harold -- Political activity
Date Created: 2014-01-31