Interview with Jessie Deskins Jr. , Donald Byrd, George Byrd , Exie Mae Henderson, Tommie Bradley Sr., Georgia Phillips, Gene Hudson, Mary Barnett White, Vivian Sutton Deskins, Juanita Henderson Smith, Luray Hunter, Vamell Byrd.

Title

Interview with Jessie Deskins Jr. , Donald Byrd, George Byrd , Exie Mae Henderson, Tommie Bradley Sr., Georgia Phillips, Gene Hudson, Mary Barnett White, Vivian Sutton Deskins, Juanita Henderson Smith, Luray Hunter, Vamell Byrd.

Subject

Topics discussed: racial discrimination, segregation

Organizations discussed: Second Baptist Church, Odd Fellows Hall

Locations discussed: Merrifield, Wakefield Hall, State Theater, Robinson 5 & Dime Store, Stone Quarry, Freedmen’s Hospital, Falls Church Colored School, Manassas Industrial School, Luther Jackson High School, Falls Church High School

Individuals discussed: “Nellie” Henderson, Lola Saunders, E. B. Henderson

Description

Interview with: Jessie Deskins Jr. (born 1935), Donald Byrd, George Byrd , Exie Mae Henderson (born 1929), Tommie Bradley Sr. (born 1949), Georia Phillips (born 1936), Gene Hudson (born 1932), Mary Barnett White (born 1936), Vivian Sutton Deskins (born 1935), Juanita Henderson Smith, Luray Hunter, Vamell Byrd (born 1931)

Creator

Nakeina Douglas, Virginia Tech Project

Date

2004

Rights

Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation

Collection

Citation

Nakeina Douglas, Virginia Tech Project, “Interview with Jessie Deskins Jr. , Donald Byrd, George Byrd , Exie Mae Henderson, Tommie Bradley Sr., Georgia Phillips, Gene Hudson, Mary Barnett White, Vivian Sutton Deskins, Juanita Henderson Smith, Luray Hunter, Vamell Byrd.,” 100 Years Black Falls Church, accessed January 19, 2018, http://thecourtyardbrewery.com/items/show/285.

A collaborative project between: African and African American Studies, George Mason University, and the Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation. Funding was provided in part by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.