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- Norfolk (Va.)--History--20th century 15
- Virginia--Politics and government 11
- School integration--Massive resistance movement 10
- City council members--Virginia--Norfolk 8
- School integration--Virginia--Norfolk--History--20th century 8
- Public schools--Virginia--Norfolk 7
- Civic leaders--Virginia--Norfolk 6
- Segregation in education--Virginia--Norfolk 6
- African Americans--Education--Virginia--Norfolk 5
- Virginia--Politics and government--1865-1950 5
- African Americans--Civil rights 4
- Hampton Roads (Va.)--History--20th century 4
- Race relations--History--20th century 4
- School closings--Virginia--Norfolk 4
- Businessmen--Virginia--Norfolk 3
- Mayors--Virginia--Norfolk 3
- African Americans--Segregation 2
- Lawyers--Virginia--Norfolk 2
- Lectures and lecturing--Virginia--Norfolk--History--20th century 2
- Legislators--Virginia--Hampton Roads 2
- Norfolk (Va.)--Intellectual life--20th century 2
- Physicians--Virginia--Norfolk 2
- United States--Intellectual life--20th century 2
- United States--Politics and government--20th century 2
- Automobile dealers--Virginia--Norfolk 1
- Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka 1
- Busing for school integration--Virginia--Norfolk 1
- City treasurers--Virginia--Norfolk 1
- Discrimination against African Americans 1
- Gray Commission (Va.) 1
- Gynecologists--Virginia--Norfolk 1
- Journalists--United States 1
- Ledger-star 1
- Lost class of '59 1
- Old Dominion University--Faculty 1
- Pharmacists--Virginia--Norfolk 1
- Philanthropists--Virginia--Norfolk 1
- Power and Influence in a Colonial City 1
- Publishers and publishing 1
- Racism--Prevention 1
- Real estate agents--Virginia--Norfolk 1
- Teachers--Virginia--Norfolk 1
- United States--Foreign policy 1
- Women in community organization--Virginia 1
- Women legislators--Virginia 1
- Women--Societies and clubs 1
- Women--Suffrage--United States 1
- Women--Virginia--Social conditions 1
- audiovisual materials 1 ∧ less
- Yiddish 1
- Virginia. General Assembly 4
- Virginia. General Assembly. House of Delegates 4
- Norfolk School Board (Norfolk, Va.) 3
- Women's Council for Interracial Cooperation (Norfolk, Va.) 3
- Mason, Vivian Carter (1900-1982) 2
- National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 2
- American Red Cross 1
- Andrews, Mason Cooke (1919-2006) 1
- Assembly on the Dimensions of Hunger and Malnutrition 1
- Banks, Benjamin A. (1884-1974) 1
- Boswell, Archie L. 1
- Butler, Hugh Lee (1871-1946) 1
- CBS Television Network 1
- Caplan, Paul Glasser (1918-2003) 1
- Church Women United 1
- Duckworth, W. Fred (1899-1972) 1
- Eastern Virginia Medical Authority 1
- Eastern Virginia Medical School 1
- First Presbyterian Church of Norfolk (Va.) 1
- Fitzpatrick, Joseph Thomas (1929-2006) 1
- Fortnightly Study Club (Norfolk, Va.) 1
- Freedom Automotive (Norfolk, Va.) 1
- Harrison, Edythe C. (1934-) 1
- Haugh, James Bertram 1
- Human Relations Council (Norfolk, Va.) 1
- Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald) (1917-1963) 1
- League of Women Voters (U.S.) 1
- League of Women Voters of Hampton Roads 1
- League of Women Voters of Virginia 1
- MacArthur Memorial 1
- MacArthur, Douglas 1
- Miller, Paula J. (1959-) 1
- Norfolk Bicentennial Commission 1
- Norfolk Chamber of Commerce 1
- Norfolk Committee for Public Schools (Va.) 1
- Norfolk Forum (Norfolk, Va.) 1
- Norfolk International Airport (Norfolk, Va.) 1
- Norfolk Port and Industrial Authority 1
- Norfolk Public Schools (Norfolk, Va.) 1
- Norfolk Story League 1
- Old Dominion University. Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice 1
- Phillips Automotive Inc. 1
- Phillips, George Conoly (1931-2020) 1
- Powell, Adam Clayton (1908-1972) 1
- Reilly, Thomas Joseph (1915-1976) 1
- Roberts, James W. (1891-1977) 1
- Robertson, Pat (1930-) 1
- Schweitzer, Paul T. (1903-1976) 1
- Shafer, W. Bruce, Jr. (1894-1990) 1
- Stanley, Thomas B. (Thomas Bahnson) (1890-1970) 1
- Virginia Opera Association 1
- Virginia Zoo (Norfolk, Va.) 1
- White, Edith R. (1923-) 1
- White, Forest R. (1947-) 1
- White, Forrest P. (1920-1995) 1
- White, Margaret E. (1908-1995) 1
- Wood, Joseph Downing (1867-1959) 1
- World Affairs Council of Greater Hampton Roads 1
- Wright, W. Randy (1946-) 1
- Yaco, Sonia (1957-) 1 ∧ less
Physician, former city council member and mayor of Norfolk. Served on Norfolk city council from 1974 to 2000 and as the city’s mayor from 1992-1994. Was instrumental in the development of the Eastern Virginia Medical School complex and the redevelopment of downtown Norfolk. The collection includes personal, business, and political papers.
Lawyer and prominent member of the Norfolk Jewish community. Served on the Norfolk Board of Aldermen (1908-1911) and in the Virginia House of Delegates (1911-1913). Active in local, state and national politics. Includes personal and political correspondence, scrapbooks, letters to the editor, and photographs.
Norfolk attorney. Represented the plaintiffs in the two cases initiated to reopen the Norfolk public schools closed to avoid integration, James v. Duckworth and James v. Almond. Includes correspondence, legal materials, notes, and background material.
Served on the Norfolk City Council from 1902 to 1938. Papers relate to his service on the Norfolk City Council during the Great Depression and as chairman of Local Draft Board No. 1 during World War I.
Mayor of Norfolk (1950-1962). Collection consists of memorabilia, photographs, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and artifacts relating to his political, business and civic activities.
This collection consists of political documents, correspondence, clippings, artifacts, and other items pertaining to the career of Joseph T. Fitzpatrick.
Member of the Virginia House of Delegates (1979-1982), founder and president of the Virginia Opera Association, and unsuccessful candidate for United States Senator in 1984 against incumbent Republican, Senator John Warner. The first woman in Virginia nominated by the Democratic Party for statewide office. Collection primarily relates to her activities in politics and the 1984 Senatorial campaign.
Old Dominion University Sociology Professor. Received his Ph.D. from the University of Akron in 1978. Author of the book, "Power and Influence in a Southern City." Based on his doctoral thesis, the book explores the power structure of a "Colonial City", which is actually the city of Norfolk, Virginia. The collection relates mainly to his thesis. It includes rough drafts, notes, tapes and transcripts of interviews with prominent Norfolk figures in 1978.
Includes handbooks, correspondence, newsletters, agendas, minutes, membership lists, and financial records of the League of Women Voters of Hampton Roads. Contains information on the action program, education fund, speakers bureau, voters service, and studies on various issues.
Founding member of the Women’s Council for Interracial Cooperation and an active participant in the Civil Rights movement. Contains transcripts and audiotapes of an interview that documents her life and the Civil Rights movement in Norfolk.
The Collection of Paula J. Miller consists of documents relating to Miller’s time in office of the Virginia House of Delegates from election in 2005 through 2012.
Established in 1932, the Norfolk Forum is believed to be the oldest nonprofit, public lecture series in the U.S. The collection includes Forum business, history, events and event programs, speaker bios, promotional materials, photographs, oral histories, and video tapes of some of the speakers.
Norfolk City Council member. Served as President of the United Drug Abuse Council and was active in the Inter-Christian Fellowship, the Christian Broadcasting Network, and the United Community Fund. Documents his activities in politics, business and civic affairs.
Political correspondent for the Norfolk Ledger-Star and Norfolk Ledger-Dispatch for 26 years. Primarily newspaper columns from the Ledger-Star and background material used to research articles.
President and chairman of Henry B. Gilprin, a wholesale drug firm. Served in the General Assembly from 1948-1968, holding a powerful position on the Appropriations Committee. Served on the Norfolk Planning Commission. The bulk of the collection contains legislative correspondence from 1963-1964.
Norfolk businessman and member of the Norfolk School Board (1952-1960) and City Council (1960-1968) during the Massive Resistance crisis. Includes correspondence, legal documents, newspapers clippings, scrapbooks and photographs that primarily document his activities during Norfolk’s desegregation crisis.