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Mitchell, Bryant

Bryant Mitchell

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Oral History Session #1
Date:
October 16, 2015
Place:
Alexandria, VA
Interviewers:
Shaun Illingworth
Transcript Production Team:
Fantastic Transcripts
Shaun Illingworth
Bryant Mitchell
Recommended Citation:
 
Mitchell, Bryant. Oral History Interview, October 16, 2015, by Shaun Illingworth, Page #, Rutgers Oral History Archives. Online: Insert URL (Last Accessed: Insert Date).
 
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Oral History Session #2
Date:
March 24, 2016
Place:
Alexandria, VA
Interviewers:
Shaun Illingworth
Transcript Production Team:
Fantastic Transcripts
Shaun Illingworth
Recommended Citation:
 
Mitchell, Bryant. Oral History Interview, March 24, 2016, by Shaun Illingworth, Page #, Rutgers Oral History Archives. Online: Insert URL (Last Accessed: Insert Date).
 
Permission to quote from this transcript must be obtained from the Rutgers Oral History Archives. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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.

 

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