Joseph Haden interview (2014-03-28)

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Abstract/Description: In this interview, Rev. Joseph Haden describes his family background and his childhood growing up on a farm in Goochland County, Virginia. He discusses his memories of attending Second Union School and Central High School; and talks about the teachers and individuals that have influenced his life and career, including his aunt, Berta Haden Jackson, and Fannie Beale, the principal at Second Union School. He recalls his experiences at Virginia Union University and the University of Virginia, and describes his careers as a pastor, educator, and magazine editor and publisher. Joseph Haden also discusses his perceptions of race relations growing up in Goochland County and his work as an advisory specialist for the Goochland County school system following school integration.
Subject(s): City/State: Goochland County (Va.)
Time Period: Twentieth century
Goochland County (Va.) -- Race relations
African American schools -- Virginia -- Goochland County
School integration -- Virginia -- Goochland County
African American clergy -- Virginia -- Interviews
African American teachers -- Virginia -- Interviews
African Americans -- Education -- Virginia -- Goochland County
Community activists -- Virginia -- Goochland County
African American teachers -- Virginia -- Goochland County
African American schools -- Curricula -- Virginia -- Goochland County
Julius Rosenwald Fund -- Buildings
Haden, Joseph -- Interviews
Haden, Joseph -- Childhood and youth -- Anecdotes