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 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Black Women at Virginia Tech Oral History Project Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1995-026
Abstract The Black Women at Virginia Tech Oral History Project was a multi-phase research and educational collaborative program of the University Libraries and the Women's Center at Virginia Tech. The collection includes cassette tapes, DAT tapes, and transcripts of interviews with some of the first Black women students at Virginia Tech. The interviews focus on the entry experience of the individual into the Virginia Tech community and the interviewees' perceptions of the climate and attitudes within...
Dates: 1994 - 2000

Oral History with Luther Brice, Interview 1, October 24, 2014

 Digital Record
Identifier: Ms2015-007_VTLGBTQ_BriceLuther_OralHistory1

Oral History with Luther Brice, Interview 1, October 24, 2014, 2014-10-24

 Item
Identifier: Ms2015-007_VTLGBTQ_BriceLuther_OralHistory1
Scope and Content

In this first oral history, Brice discusses how one had to be underground about being gay during his student years and through much of his time as a professor at Virginia Tech. Until the 1970s being homosexual was not discussed. He comments on the difficulties faced by gay faculty and students. The interview was conducted by Tamara Kennelly on October 24, 2014 at Innovation Space on the Virginia Tech campus.

Dates: 2014-10-24

Oral History with Luther Brice, Interview 2, March 26, 2015

 Digital Record
Identifier: Ms2015-007_VTLGBTQ_BriceLuther_OralHistory2

Oral History with Luther Brice, Interview 2, March 26, 2015, 2015-03-26

 Item
Identifier: Ms2015-007_VTLGBTQ_BriceLuther_OralHistory2
Scope and Content

In this second oral history, Professor Brice discusses his approach to and ideas about teaching. He also explains some aspects of his chemical magic show. The interview was conducted by Tamara Kennelly on March 26, 2015 at Innovation Space on the Virginia Tech campus.

Dates: 2015-03-26

Oral History with Mark Weber, March 26, 2015

 Digital Record
Identifier: Ms2015-007_VTLGBTQ_WeberMark

Oral History with Mark Weber, March 26, 2015, 2015-03-26

 Item
Identifier: Ms2015-007_VTLGBTQ_WeberMark
Scope and Content The interview tells about the beginning of Lambda Horizon on the Virginia Tech campus in the 1980s, the organization’s struggle to be treated equitably, and the work that the organization did. Weber discusses forming the AIDS Education Committee and organizing an AIDS Education Forum at Virginia Tech on March 3, 1986. Virginia Tech along with University of California Berkeley were recognized by the American College Health Association (ACHA) for their students’ AIDS education efforts, and the...
Dates: 2015-03-26