Dr. George Garrison
Download Interview (53.9 MB)
This interview was conducted by Dr. George Garrison with Bill Long for Dr. Garrison’s project 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 closed in 1970 when full integration was implemented in Rock Hill, SC schools. Mr. Long attended Emmett Scott High School in the 1950s and he discusses his experiences discusses his experiences and recollections attending Emmett Scott, as well as living in Rock Hill through the Civil Rights era.
Long, Bill and Emmett Scott High School, "Interview with Bill Long" (2005). Winthrop University Oral History Program. OH 703.