An oral history interview with Raymond Jones, March 8, 2012

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Abstract/Description:In this interview, Raymond Jones discusses his upbringing in the Historic Fulton neighborhood of Richmond, Va., in the 1930s and 1940s; members of his family living in Historic Fulton; starting his own business; schools and businesses in Historic Fulton; his involvement with the Bel-Airs Club; his memory of and reaction to the Historic Fulton urban renewal process; what he would like to see for Historic Fulton; and how he has maintained contact with friends from Historic Fulton.
Subject(s):City/State: Richmond (Va.)
Time Period: Twentieth century
Richmond (Va.) -- Social conditions
Urban renewal -- Virginia -- Richmond
African American self-employed -- Virginia -- Richmond -- Interviews
Neighborhoods -- Virginia -- Richmond -- Social conditions
Jones, Raymond -- Childhood and youth -- Anecdotes
Jones, Raymond -- Interviews
Date Created:2012-03-08