Ridge Street Oral History Project

Interview of Virginia Thompkins Ross by Jean Hiatt and Roulhac Toledano on July 23, 1994.

Virginia Thompkins Ross comes from one of the original families who lived on Ridge Street. Her mother and grandmother were born on Ridge Street, as well as herself and her children. In this interview, she shares her memories of Ridge Street from her childhood, and talks about other long-time residents that she grew up with.

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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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