Oral History with Kenneth B. Wright, March 19, 1991 (Ms1991-019)

Title

Oral History with Kenneth B. Wright, March 19, 1991 (Ms1991-019)

Description

Reverend Kenneth B. Wright was born and raised in Elliston, Virginia. Wright attended Montgomery County Public Schools, Virginia Union University, and
graduated from Roanoke College before becoming a pastor. In this interview, Wright describes the Elliston community, education opportunities, and race relations in Montgomery County. Wright discusses the reaction to desegregation and his participation in Civil Rights demonstrations. Additionally, Wright provides insight into some of the Black civic leaders in the Montgomery County area.

Identifier

Ms1991-019_KennethWright

Bibliographic Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Black Appalachians Oral History Project, Ms1991-019, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Interviewer

Michael A. Cooke

Narrator

Kenneth B. Wright

Duration

01:24:30

Citation

“Oral History with Kenneth B. Wright, March 19, 1991 (Ms1991-019),” VT Special Collections and University Archives Online, accessed July 3, 2022, http://digitalsc.specomeka.vtlibraries.net/items/show/13576.