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McKinley High School oral history project series

Repository: Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.). T. Harry Williams Center for Oral History

Collection Description (Extant): Each summer, McKinley High school students with the assistance of faculty and students from College of Education conduct interviews on the African American experience in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Since 1995, the students have conducted interviews on the history of McKinley High School, established in 1926; African American businesses during the period of segregation; and the history of black churches in Baton Rouge.

Date(s): 1995-1997

Finding Aid URL: External Link

Language: English

Interviewees: Dr. Dupuy Anderson, Anabelle M. Armstrong, Rev. Cornelius Betz, Jr., Reginald Brown, V. Jean Butler, Joseph A. Delpit, George W. Eames, Geraldine F. Ellis, Almenia Freeman, Mary Mason Gordon, Freddie Greene, Tony J. Hall, Eula Mae Hatter, Dr. Louis James, Carolyn James, Rev. T.J. Jemison, Johnnie A. Jones, Chester Laborde, Rev. Lionel Lee, Sr., Fred C. Matthews, Rev. Mary E. Moody, Albert Odell, Nina Pugh, Willis Reed, Patricia Robinson, Willie Spooner, Jr., John H. Thomas, Horatio Thompson, Donnie Ray Albert, Avis Baker-White, Ivy Beauregard, Leonard Beauregard, Betty Bajoie Bickham, Rita Blacher, Charles Brent, Geraldine Brown, Leonard Brown, Coach R. Brown, Edmae Butler, Adolph J. Byrd, John B. Cade, Jr., Isiah Carey, Frankie B. Chrisentery, Joseph A. Delpit, Carl T. Ford, John Guidry, Donald Harris, Louise Haynes, Isabel M. Herson, Henry Hollins, Harold Jefferson, Clarence Jones, Lisa Richard, Virtel T. Jones, J. L. Kraft, Jossie Leonard, George E. Mencer, Bessie D. Moton, Sadie Moton, Daryl Blacher Murray, Christopher Packwood, Elouise B. Paulfrey, Rev. Nathaniel Perry, Freddie Pitcher, Edward Pratt, Patricia Monget Richard, Simon L. Richard, Rev. Charles Smith, Freddie Smith, Isadore Tansel, Charles Vincent, Janie W. Wheelock, Dorothy Williams, J. B. Williams, Dyon Brown, Elayne Butler Bryant, Robert Buffington, Heidi Butler, Herman Cooper, Joseph Delpit, Albert Domino, Barbara L. Earthly, Peggy Goods, Frederrick Hatter, Ronald Hatter, Alton Ingram, Eddie Johnson, Jr., Mary L. Johnson, Mandy Jones, Eva Legard, Melvin Sambo, Jr., Mabel Scott, Charles T. Smith, Isiah Smith, Isadore Tansil, Sr., James Washington, Earl Wheeler, Marcus Babaoye, Estelle Beachaump, Frank Bowers, Don Bradford, Bridgett Brister, Carolyn Brown, Virginia Butler, Betty Camble, Leslie Coates, Earline Cary-Williams, Quenton Thomas Ellis, Hazel J. Freeman, John R. Gray, Jr., Nathaniel Harrison, Jr., Mary Alice Heard, Annie Mae Holmes, Shanta Jenkins, Beatrice Jones, Jennifer Jones, Sarah Jones, Sadie Keel, Charles Keel, Annie Kimble, Melvin Sambo, Beryl McGhee, Jasmine McKnight, Eugene Miller, Claryce Minor, Mary Moss, Franklin Nwagbara, Betty Parker, Brenda Patterson, Isaac Patterson, Huel D. Perkins, Leo Perkins, Julial Purnel, Boyd Remo, Michael Kwa Saah-Buckman, Melba S. Simmons, Chiquatia Smith, Eula Smith, Donald Sterling, Ida Mae Whiten, Almenia Williams, Roger C. Williams, Rosella Williams, Willie Mae Williams, Armond Brown, J.W. Vaughn, Freddie Pitcher

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African American schools
African Americans--Education--Louisiana
Baton Rouge Bus Boycott, Baton Rouge, La., 1953
McKinley High School (Baton Rouge, La.)
School integration--Louisiana--Baton Rouge
Segregation--Louisiana--Baton Rouge




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