Interview with Gladys Boulware

Interviewer

Dr. George Garrison

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Abstract

This interview was conducted by Dr. George Garrison with Gladys Boulware 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 opened in 1920 and was closed in 1970 when full integration was implemented in Rock Hill, SC schools. Gladys Boulware is a South Carolina native and taught at Emmett Scott High School from 1949 through 1970 and then at Castle Hieghts after integration. She discusses her recollections of the Civil Rights Movement in Rock Hill, SC including the integration of schools and the Friendship Nine. She also discusses her childhood and later living in the Rock Hill area and her husband who was the first black principal of Belleview.

Publication Date

6-3-2003

Unique Identifier

OH 679

Format

MP3;

Length

01:52:35

Disciplines

Law

Interview with Gladys Boulware

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