An oral history interview with Theresita Braxton, March 13, 2012

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Abstract/Description: In this interview, Theresita Braxton describes growing up in the Historic Fulton neighborhood of Richmond, Va., in the 1920s and 1930s; going to school to get her teaching degree; attending and working at Virginia Union University; social activities and events in college; her memories of student staged protests and sit-ins during the 1960s; her experiences as a student at New York University; and her move from Historic Fulton due to the revitalization project.
Subject(s): City/State: Richmond (Va.)
Time Period: Twentieth century
Richmond (Va.) -- Social conditions
Urban renewal -- Virginia -- Richmond
Civil rights demonstrations -- Virginia -- Richmond
African American women teachers -- Virginia -- Interviews
Neighborhoods -- Virginia -- Richmond -- Social conditions
Braxton, Theresita -- Childhood and youth -- Anecdotes
Braxton, Theresita -- Interviews
Date Created: 2012-03-13