Ridge Street Oral History Project

Interview of Pocahontas Sellers, Mary Sellers Carter, and Virginia Carter by Jean Hiatt and Roulhac Toledano on August 13, 1994.

Mary Carter and Pocahontas Sellers are sisters who grew up on Ridge Street, and Virginia Carter is Mary's daughter, who also was raised in the family home on Ridge Street. In this interview, they share their memories of Ridge Street and also speak about their experiences during the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950's and the desegregation of Albemarle County schools.

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Ridge Street Oral History Project: A Supplement to the Survey of the Ridge Street Historic District and Proposal for Local Designation.. Prepared by Preservation Piedmont for the Department of Community Planning, Charlottesville, VA, December 1995. (Excerpted Portion)

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