Interview: Crawley, Lea, 1994

Item

Resource class
Interview
Title
Interview: Crawley, Lea, 1994
Type
Interview
Interviewee
Crawley, Lea
Birth Year
1914
Birth Place
Danville, Virginia
Interviewer
Chadwick, Bruce
Goodwin, Patrick
Location Created
Jersey City, New Jersey
Date Created
3 November 1994
Abstract
Mr. Crawley was born in Danville, Virginia in 1914. He attended Westmoreland High School in Virginia before attending Hampton Institute for three years and then attended West Virginia State with a major in agriculture. He served in a segregated Army quartermaster unit in the ETO during World War II. After the war, he used the GI Bill to study architectural drafting and opened his own business by the name of Burton & Crawley Contractors.
Repository
Rutgers Oral History Archives (ROHA) at Rutgers University–New Brunswick
Rights
Permission to quote from this transcript must be obtained from the Rutgers Oral History Archives.
Identifier
ROHA-Crawley