Preston Blackwell Interview

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Title

Preston Blackwell Interview

Date

February 2021

Description

Oral History taken in February 2021 by Sylvia Taylor, Historic Vienna, Inc. Board Member. They discussed Preston’s growing up in Vienna, his career as a Fairfax County Police Commander, being the first African American Commander at the Mount Vernon District Station, his membership with the Moose Lodge, the involvement of his mother, Lillian Blackwell, in the community, and his thoughts on race relations past and present.

Format

Interview

Collection

Citation

“Preston Blackwell Interview,” Fairfax County African American History Inventory, accessed April 19, 2024, https://fairfaxaahi.centerformasonslegacies.com/items/show/109.