Item Details

Interview With Drewary Brown [videorecording] October 25, 1987.

by William Elwood
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
Disc 241. Drewary Brown talks about social and economic life in Charlottesville during the civil rights era and in 1987. Mr. Brown walks down the Mall in Charlottesville. At 12:37, interview with Florence Bryant in front of Jefferson School in Charlottesville. Ms. Bryant discusses the work of the NAACP on behalf of teachers. She mentions J. Rupert Picott, Aline Black, and Melvin Austin as instrumental in helping African American teachers get equal pay in Virginia in 1940. See also reports her involvement in desegregating schools in Charlottesville. She regards Charlottesville as a leader in desegregation.
Release Date
2006
Run Time
60 min.
Language
English
Notes
  • Source footage for the documentary, The road to Brown : the untold story of "the man who killed Jim Crow" (California Newsreel, 1990), about the life of Charles Hamilton Houston, his crusade for civil rights, and the events that led to "Brown vs. the Board of Education," the 1954 Supreme Court decision that declared the 'separate but equal' doctrine illegal.
  • Title supplied by cataloger.
  • "University of Virginia William Elwood Archival Conversions"--disc label.
Variant Title
Disc label: 241 Brown, Drewary/Bryant, Florence
Related Title
Road to Brown : the untold story of "the man who killed Jim Crow."
Published
Cincinatti, Ohio : The PPS Group, 2006.
Recording Info
Recorded at Charlottesville, Virginia.
Description
1 videodisc (20 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Technical Details
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