Dr. George Garrison
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This interview was conducted by Dr. George Garrison with Robert Star 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. Robert Star attended Emmett Scott High School from 1949 through the 1950s and he discusses his reminiscences of the school and his experiences growing up in the Rock Hill, SC area. He also discusses his experiences serving in the Navy during the Korean War.
Star, Robert and Emmett Scott High School, "Interview with Robert Star" (2006). Winthrop University Oral History Program. OH 685.