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Oral history interview with David Levy, Class of 1970, 2020-03-04


Scope and Contents

Randall Flaherty, Meggan Cashwell, and Michael Klepper drove from Charlottesville, Virginia to Fairfax, Virginia to interview Class of 1970 alum David Levy for the May Days Oral History Project. Through documentary research, Levy was identified as a legal marshal during May 1970. Interview questions were prepared ahead of time, although interviewers posed follow-up questions where appropriate.


  • 2020-03-04


From the Collection: 9 items (9 digital interviews and their accompanying transcripts)

Language of Materials



As a legal marshal, Levy’s role was different than most. In this interview, Levy explains how he manned the phone and distributed information to his fellow marshals and other students during May Days. He also discusses how his time as a marshal was driven by his experience with the Legal Aid Society

Materials Specific Details

Type of recording: Video

Number of parts: 2

Play time: Part 1: [00:27:37] Part 2: [00:21:58]

Repository Details

Part of the Arthur J. Morris Law Library Special Collections Repository

Arthur J. Morris Law Library
580 Massie Road
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22903 United States