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Scott Bates oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Sewanee, Tennessee, 2013-06-20

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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
Description:

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
Original Material:

Civil Rights History Project, (U.S.) (AFC 2010/039), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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Forms part of online collection: Civil Rights History Project

Persistent Link to Item:http://www.loc.gov/item/afc2010039_crhp0091/