Alberta Parrish interview (2014-02-19)

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Abstract/Description: In this interview, Alberta Parrish discusses growing up in Goochland County, Virginia, in the 1930s through the 1950s. She describes her racially mixed neighborhood; memories of attending Bunker Hill School, Second Union School, and Central High School; her career as a beautician; and her participation in the PTA. Alberta Parrish provides a description of the physical layout and facilities of Bunker Hill School and Second Union School. She also comments on the segregation present in her community prior to school integration.
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
Segregation in education -- Virginia -- Goochland County
School integration -- Virginia -- Goochland County
African American schools -- Curricula -- Virginia -- Goochland County
Julius Rosenwald Fund -- Buildings
Parrish, Alberta -- Interviews
Parrish, Alberta -- Childhood and youth -- Anecdotes