Dr. George Garrison
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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.
Williamson, David Jr.; Emmett Scott High School; Friendship College; Friendship Nine; and Civil Rights, "Interview with David Williamson, Jr." (2012). Winthrop University Oral History Program. Oh 669.