Interview with Rev. Osbey Roddey

Interviewer

Dr. George Garrison

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Abstract

This interview was conducted by Dr. George Garrison with Rev. Osbey Roddey 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. Rev. Roddey is a former Rock Hill City Councilman for 24 years and is a retired educator and pastor at Langrum Baptist Church. In this interview, Rev. Roddy discusses Emmett Scott and race relations in Rock Hill, SC.

Publication Date

7-7-2012

Unique Identifier

OH 705

Format

MP3;

Length

00:53:27

Disciplines

Law

Interview with Rev. Osbey Roddey

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