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Voices of Freedom ~ Virginia

The Movement in Virginia

Interview with Elizabeth Cooper and Jane Cooper Johnson, 2003. 16min.

Elizabeth Cooper was the plaintiff in the Federal lawsuit desegregating Richmond City Public Schools (VA).
Daisy Jane Cooper, was the first African American student to integrate Westhampton Junior High School under a U.S. Desegregation Court Order and the first African American student to integrate Thomas Jefferson High School.

Voices of Freedom: videotaped oral histories of leaders of the Civil Rights movement in Virginia.
Virginia Civil Rights Movement Video Initiative, producer.
VCU Libraries, publisher. See project page for details.

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