Dr. George Garrison
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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.
Colns, Carrie and Emmett Scott High School, "Interview with Carrie Colns" (2021). Winthrop University Oral History Program. OH 672.