Mary Wood Long
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Former band director at Emmett Scott School (1941-1971) and former principal at Sunset Park Elementary, Frontis Brooks (1919-1989) discusses his childhood, family, educational experiences at South Carolina State College, new instruments that he learned, his years in the U.S. Army, work at Emmett Scott in Rock Hill, teaching band, working with the Senior Citizen Band, integration, religion, and his definition of creativity and life’s philosophy.
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South Carolina State, Army, Emmett Scott, Band, Senior Citizen Band, Integration, Religion
Brooks, Frontis, "Interview with Frontis Brooks" (1977). Winthrop University Oral History Program. OH 041.
LC Subject Headings
South Carolina State College -- Alumni and alumnae, African American band directors -- South Carolina -- Rock Hill, African American school principals -- South Carolina -- Rock Hill, African American schools -- South Carolina -- Rock Hill, Sunset Park Elementary School (Rock Hill, S.C.) -- Officials and employees, United States. Army, School integration -- South Carolina -- Rock Hill