Dr. George Garrison
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This interview was conducted by Dr. George Garrison with Marion Joseph Mack, Jr. 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. Marion Mack Jr.’s father was Marion Joseph Mack, Sr. (1920-2006) was a teacher at Emmett Scott High School from 1950-1970 and then at Northwestern High School from 1970-1981. The focus of the interview is about Marion Mack Sr.’s experiences while teaching at Emmett Scott.
Mack, Marion Joseph Jr. and Emmett Scott High School, "Interview with Marion Joseph Mack, Jr." (2012). Winthrop University Oral History Program. OH 686.