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Catalog Number CC2016.25.1
Title Oral history interview with Darryl Randolph, 15 November 2016
Credit line Courtesy of Darryl Randolph.
Collection Hampton Sit-In Oral History Project
Object Type Digital Gift
Date 2016-11-15
Narrator's name Darryl Randolph
Description/Scope & Content Darryl Randolph, interviewed by Linda Holmes, recorded 15 November 2016, for the Hampton Sit-In Demonstration Oral History Project. The narrator describes childhood in Richmond and work of parents; architecture studies at Hampton Institute; speakers on campus, including Jackie Robinson; segregation at Lee Theater (now American Theater); leisure activities on campus; segregation and racism experienced during military service, especially during the Vietnam War and traveling from post to post; and historical memory of the 1960 protests at Hampton.
Interviewer Holmes, Linda
Interview date 2016-11-15
Interview place Hampton History Museum
Length of Interview 00:51:04
Extent of Description Master video file (mp4)
Web access video file (mp4)
People Randolph, Darryl I.
Moses, William, Dr.
Queen, Mr.
Larison, Mr.
Robinson, Jackie
Topics Civil Rights (Segregation/Integration/Jim Crow)
Hampton University/Institute/Normal School
Vietnam War
Place Names District07--Phoebus/HU
Site--Hampton University
Site--Phoebus Historic District
Structure--American Theater (Lee Theater)
District08--Downtown
Structure--W.Queen St. #12-14(2)
Parent Collection record CC2016.19.0
Notes The Hampton Sit-In Oral History Project was funded in part by a grant from the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities.

Oral history interviews are the personal memories and reflections of the narrator, and the Hampton History Museum cannot guarantee the accuracy of an interview's content. The views and opinions expressed by the narrator are not necessarily those of the Hampton History Museum or City of Hampton.
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