The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
Constatine, Tony, Morgantown Post sports editor. Interviews
Repository: West Virginia University. West Virginia and Regional History Collection
Collection Description (CRHP): These interviews address the first black athletes on sports teams in West Virginia.
Collection Description (Extant): Sound recordings of interviews conducted with Tony Constatine in 2001, sports editor of the Morgantown Post from 1936-1972. Topics addressed include the history of football and basketball at West Virginia University (WVU) through the decades. Includes over 20 hours of interviews on original set of cassette audio tapes, and duplicate set of digital audio files on compact discs (numbered 1-26). Interviews were conducted by Edgar O. Barrett. Constatine has written two books on WVU football, including "Mountaineer Football, 1891-1969" and "A Record of West Virginia University Football, The First 100 Years."
Access Copy Note: No special access restriction applies.
Digital Status: Yes
Existing IDs: Call number: A&M No.: 3710
Extent: 11 in. (1 index card box, 5 in. x 7 in. x 11 in.; 1 folder)
Finding Aid URL: http://findingaids.lib.wvu.edu/cgi/f/findaid/findaid-idx?c=wvcguide;cc=wvcguide;q1=constatine;rgn=main;view=text;didno=3710
Interviewees: Tony Constatine
Rights (Extant): WV&RHC retains all rights concerning copyright.
African American athletes
Discrimination in sports
West Virginia--Race relations