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University of Virginia, 2004 Final Exercises

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DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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Never Ask Permission: Elisabeth Scott Bocock of Richmond

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In her talk about her mother, Elisabeth Scott Bocock, an upper class woman in Richmond, Ms. Hitz gave a brief family history, and spoke about her mother as a person during the times and social climate in which she lived. Ms. Hitz described the way her mother worked for historic preservation in Richmond.
VHS
2005
Ivy (By Request)
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2005 Final Exercises

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DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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Final Exercises 2006

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Includes the graduation procession, finals address, conferring of degrees and hats off.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Davis V. Prince Edward County, Farmville, Virginia

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Discusses his experiences in the civil rights movement, especially events involving the student coalition to strike and Dorothy E. Davis et al. v County School Board of Prince Edward County, Va.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Davis V. Prince Edward County, Farmville, Virginia

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Discusses his experiences in the civil rights movement, especially events involving the student coalition to strike and Dorothy E. Davis et al. v County School Board of Prince Edward County, Va.
VHS
2006
Ivy (By Request)
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Writing Collaborative History: UVA and the Monacan Indian Nation

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A discussion of the collaboration of university archaeologists with Monacan Indians to write a history of that Native American tribe; shows that a cooperative relationship between archaeologists and Native Americans is both possible and beneficial.
VHS
2004
Ivy (By Request)
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Class of 2002, University of Virginia

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Highlights of the May 19, 2002, University of Virginia commencement exercises including the processional, remarks by University President John Casteen, the commencement address, and the awardings of degrees. For the commencement address, Governor Mark Warner spoke about the importance of a liberal education.
VHS
2002
Ivy (By Request)
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Class of 2000, University of Virginia

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Highlights of the 2000 University of Virginia commencement exercises including the processional, remarks by the University President John Casteen, the commencement address, and the awarding of degrees. For the commencement address, Alfred R. Berkeley, the President of NASDAQ, talks about 3 big issues facing the NASDAQ stock market and how they relate to the students' lives. These include: (1) the expansion of knowledge which has resulted in the creation of new companies, (2) mutually advantageous transactions, which are created when strangers are brought together through various communication capabilities, and (3) opportunities with obligations.
VHS
2000
Ivy (By Request)
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Success Is a Journey, Life Is a Choice

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The first African American to receive an undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia tells about his experiences as a student at UVA in the 1950s.
VHS
2000
Ivy (By Request)
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Where Are We?: Education and Desegregation

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Chambers primarily discusses busing for school integration after which he touches upon job opportunites for educated blacks [their difficulties in being hired], criminal law [where blacks are considered guilty], affirmative action programs [gaps in performance between blacks and whites], and discrimination against blacks and the poor [is this contrary to equal protection of the law under the Constitution?]. The emphasis is on situations in Virginia and to a lesser extent, North Carolina. A question and answer period follows the lecture.
VHS
2001
Ivy (By Request)
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2003 University of Virginia

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Highlights of the May 18, 2003, University of Virginia commencement exercises including the processional, remarks by University President John Casteen, the commencement address, and the awardings of degrees. For the commencement address, Mortimer Caplin spoke about the responsibilities of citizenship and public service giving some historical examples.
VHS
2003
Ivy (By Request)