Oral History: Mitchell, Bryant, 2015

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Title
Oral History: Mitchell, Bryant, 2015
Interviewee
Mitchell, Bryant
Birth Year
1947
Birth Place
Virginia - Hampton
Rutgers Graduating Class
1969
Interviewer
Illingworth, Shaun
Location of Interview
Alexandria, VA
Date Created
16 October 2015
24 March 2016
Description
Part 1 - Bryant Mitchell was born on July 13, 1947, in Hampton, Virginia. An art history major, he graduated from Rutgers College in 1969. While at Rutgers, he was named most valuable player for the 1968 football season. He is a 1992 Rutgers Football Hall of Fame inductee. During Mr. Mitchell's first interview, he recalls growing up in Virginia, an early exposure to Civil Rights activism by way of his father, Henry Bryant Mitchell, and his time at Rutgers. He joined the 25th Infantry Division in 1969.

Part 2 - Mr. Mitchell served in the 25th Infantry Division from September 1969 to September 1971 as a combat MP. He was stationed at Cu Chi before being assigned to Dau Tieng. After leaving the military, Mr. Mitchell entered the University of Virginia Law School and graduated in 1975. Currently, Mr. Mitchell works in real estate, owning his own brokerage in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.
Collection
Rutgers Oral History Archives (ROHA)
Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers University Libraries
Rights
Permission to quote from this transcript must be obtained from the Rutgers Oral History Archives.
Identifier
ROHA-Mitchell
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