Interview with Carrie Colns

Interviewer

Dr. George Garrison

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Abstract

This interview was conducted by Dr. George Garrison with Carrie Colns with a focus on the History of Emmett Scott High School 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.

Carrie Colns was a longtime resident of Rock Hill, SC and attended Emmett Scott High School in the 1920s and 1930s. In this interview, Mrs. Colns discusses her experiences growing up in the area, attending and Emmett Scott High School as well as life in during the Civil Rights movement.

Publication Date

10-2-2021

Unique Identifier

OH 672

Format

MP3;

Length

1:32:35

Disciplines

Law

Interview with Carrie Colns

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