Haywood Pace interview (2014-03-21)

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Abstract/Description: In this interview, Haywood Pace discusses his family background and upbringing in his Goochland County, Virginia, community. He talks about the close-knit neighborhood; his experiences as a student at Cedar Plain Elementary School, Central Elementary School, and Central High School; the types of subjects and vocational training that were made available to him at those schools; and his subsequent employment at DuPont and the opportunities he received there. He also provides descriptions of local community activists who sought to procure educational resources for African American students.
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 schools -- Curricula -- Virginia -- Goochland County
African American neighborhoods -- Virginia -- Goochland County
Segregation in education -- Virginia -- Goochland County
Pace, Haywood -- Interviews
Pace, Haywood -- Childhood and youth -- Anecdotes