Interview with Leroy Ervin

Interviewer

Dr. George Garrison

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Abstract

This interview was conducted by Dr. George Garrison with Leroy Ervin. Leroy Ervin is a longtime resident of Rock Hill, SC and worked to help preserve the history of Emmett Scott High School. He did not attend Emmett Scott but attended Rock Hill High School. Many of his friends and relatives attended the school. Mr. Ervin discusses school integration in Rock Hill, the Civil Rights movement in Rock Hill and the Civil Rights movement at large.

Emmett Scott was the segregated high school for African-Americans which was named after Emmett Scott, a former aide to Booker T. Washington and President Woodrow Wilson. The school was opened in 1920 and was closed in 1970 when full integration was implemented in Rock Hill, SC schools.

Publication Date

7-30-2014

Unique Identifier

OH 667

Format

MP3;

Length

01:01:27

Disciplines

Law

Interview with Leroy Ervin

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