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|Creator:||Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)|
|Creator:||Cline, David P., 1969-|
|Creator:||Bates, Scott, 1923-2013|
|Title:||Scott Bates oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Sewanee, Tennessee, 2013-06-20|
|Date:||2013 June 20|
Professor Scott Bates describes his career as an educator and civil rights supporter in Sewanee, Tennessee. He discusses his memories of race relations on U.S. Army bases during World War II, and he describes how he moved from the Midwest to Sewanee, Tennessee to become a college instructor of French. Once in Sewanee, Bates soon learned about the Highlander Folk School, where he attended civil rights meetings, spent time with Myles Horton, and served on the board.
|Types:||Oral histories (document genres) | Interviews | InteractiveResource|
|Subjects:||Horton, Myles, 1905-1990 | Civil rights movements--United States | Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) | World War, 1939-1945--Veterans | Civil rights movements--Tennessee | Civil rights workers--Tennessee--Interviews | University of the South | United States, Tennessee, Franklin County, Sewanee, 35.2031373, -85.9210899|
|Collection:||Civil Rights History Project|
|Institution:||Library of Congress|
|Contributors:||American Folklife Center|
Civil Rights History Project, (U.S.) (AFC 2010/039), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Forms part of online collection: Civil Rights History Project
|Persistent Link to Item:||http://www.loc.gov/item/afc2010039_crhp0091/|