University Archives header Black History Oral Histories
Black History at VT: Black History Timeline First Black Grads Black Women Oral Histories

Oral History Interview
with Lindsay Cherry
Lindsay Cherry in cadet uniform

Name:
Lindsay Cherry
Virginia Tech class of:
1958
Date of Interview:
March 27, 1999
Location of Interview:
Media Building, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia
Interviewer:
Tamara Kennelly
Transcriber:
Sara Bartlett
Internet design:
Mark Gerus, Tamara Kennelly

Interview Excerpt:

KENNELLY: When you were in high school, I assume you cut down this heavy work load that you were doing. Did you have much time for your own social life then? I mean you were pretty much working at --

CHERRY: Well, I worked pretty much through high school. I worked through high school. Every night, I would get off about 11:00, but in spite of that, I was still president of the student council, one of the first members of the Norfolk Student Government Association and treasurer of the Norfolk National Conference of Christians and Jews (Junior Chapter), so I did participate in other activities. Plus, I was a member of the choir and still found time to do quite a few things.


Lindsay Cherry Oral History Interview Transcript


Images from Lindsay Cherry's student days


University Libraries Digital Library and Archives Special Collections University Archives

 
Send questions or comments to:
  Tamara Kennelly, University Archivist, University Libraries
  Virginia Tech, P.O. Box 90001, Blacksburg, VA 24062-9001
 
URL: http://spec.lib.vt.edu/archives/blackhistory/oralhistory/cherry/index.html
Last Updated on: Tuesday, 17-Aug-2004 16:28:50 EDT by Mark B. Gerus

Produced by University Archives in collaboration with Office of Multicultural Affairs at Virginia Tech