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Title The key to the door : experiences of early African American students at the University of Virginia / edited by Maurice Apprey and Shelli M. Poe.
Imprint Charlottesville ; London : University of Virginia Press, 2017.

Subject University of Virginia -- History -- Sources.
University of Virginia -- Alumni and alumnae -- Interviews.
African Americans -- Education (Higher) -- Virginia.
Alt Name Apprey, Maurice, 1947-
Poe, Shelli M.,
Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Higher education for the public good / Deborah McDowell -- Perseverance and resilience: African Americans at the University of Virginia / Ervin L. Jordan, Jr. -- The only one in the room: U. Va. Law School, 1955-1958 / John F. Merchant -- Becoming a doctor in a segregated world / William Womack -- Life on Mr. Jefferson's plantation / Aubrey Jones -- Looking back / Barbara S. Favazza -- An interview with Teresa Walker Price and Evelyn Yancey Jones / Maurice Apprey and Shelli M. Poe -- A son of the South: an African American public servant / David Temple -- U. Va.: An essential experience / Willis B. McLeod -- An interview with Vivian W. Pinn / Maurice Apprey -- Opening the door: Reflection and a call to action for an inclusive academic community / Shelli M. Poe, Patrice Preston-Grimes, Marcus L. Martin, and Meghan S. Faulkner -- Strategies for creating a sense of place and high achievement / Maurice Apprey.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780813939872 (electronic bk.)
0813939879 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 971542400
Additional Format Print version: Key to the door. Charlottesville ; London : University of Virginia Press, 2017 9780813939865 (DLC) 2016051537 (OCoLC)965332084

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