Interview with David Williamson, Jr.

Interviewer

Dr. George Garrison

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Abstract

This interview was conducted by Dr. George Garrison with David Williamson. David Williamson grew up in Rock Hill, SC and graduated from Emmett Scott High School. He attended Friendship Junior College and was one the members of the Friendship Nine civil rights group that participated in nonviolent protests in Rock Hill. He spent 30 days in jail in 1961 after being convicted of trespassing after sitting down at an all-white McCrory’s lunch counter in Rock Hill. In this interview, Mr. Graham discusses his experiences growing up in Rock Hill, attending Emmett Scott High School and Friendship College, as well as participating in the Civil Rights Movement in Rock Hill with the Friendship Nine.

Publication Date

7-19-2012

Unique Identifier

Oh 669

Format

MP3;

Length

01:18:04

Disciplines

Law

Interview with David Williamson, Jr.

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