Tell Us Your Story

Use this form to submit your story for us to post on the DOVE Web site and to tell us a little about yourself. Items marked * are required.

Name *

Address Line 1 *

Address Line 2

City *

State *

E-mail Address *
We will not share your address or email with anyone else

Where did you grow up?
Town/County, State

What Virginia schools did you attend or teach at and when?

What's YOUR story? What event(s) are most vivid in your memory?

Where to start your story? Try these questions to kick it off.

  • How did school desegregation affect you, your family, and your friends?
  • Did you, or anyone you know, speak up or protest to try to affect the school situation?
  • Were you around to see the situation change? Who or what was responsible for the changes?
  • Were you involved with sports? What was the role of sports in school desegregation?

Release Form / Deed of Gift *

I understand that this story will become part of the Desegregation of Virginia Education (DOVE) collection at Old Dominion University.

I hereby give, grant, and assign all rights, title, and interest including copyright, of whatever kind from this story to the University. I also give the University permission to preserve this story in alternative digital formats and make them available to researchers within the library as well as through the Internet or other networks.

I agree to these terms

Revised: 4/9/2013