Albert McIver, Jr.

Albert McIver, Jr., who was born in Darlington, South Carolina in 1942, has lived in the Hampton Roads area most of his life. Growing up in Newport News and working in the Newport News Shipyard for thirty years (1965-1995), McIver remembers much about life during segregation and the conditions in the area. McIver, though not active in the civil rights movement, saw and experienced the effects of the movement in both his personal and professional life. McIver has strong memories of both positive and negative experiences regarding race relations in the community as well as the shipyard where he worked. Faith has become a very important part of McIver’s life and he is an active participant in his church and the study of the Bible.

-Interview and biographical information recorded in 2014.