Interview with Freddie Barnes

Interviewee

Freddie Barnes

Interviewer

Dr. George Garrison

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Abstract

This interview was conducted by Dr. George Garrison with Freddie Barnes 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. Freddie Barnes attended Rock Hill High School in the early 1970s and discusses his experiences during the desegregation of Rock Hill schools. Mr. Barnes also participated in the school walkout to protest racially discriminatory policies and practices of the school.

Publication Date

6-14-2003

Unique Identifier

OH 696

Format

MP3;

Length

00:34:46

Disciplines

Law

Interview with Freddie Barnes

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