Ridge Street Oral History Project

Interview of John Frederick Harlan, Jr. by Lynn Carter and Diane Berkeley on March 7, 1995.

John Frederick Harlan, Jr. is the grandson of James Fulton Harlan, who built the house at 203 Ridge Street in 1888. Mr. Harlan grew up on Ridge Street, and lived in the family home until after World War II. He served as Director of the University of Virginia Hospital until his retirement in 1991.

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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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