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|Creator:||Hamilton, Leo C., 1951-|
|Title:||Oral history interview, 1993|
|Date:||1993 Sept. 11|
Leo C. Hamilton, a LSU Alumni and Baton Rouge attorney, discusses the social nature of Harambe; use of St. Albans and Methodist Center for meetings; activist ministers; fight against white fraternities reserving seats at football games; urging university to recruit black athletes; racism of Kentucky basketball coach Adolph Rupp; African American students felt like outsiders; sit-in in Chancellors office in 1971; Dean James Reddoch; integrated student housing; black cultural awareness; Southern students' animosity for LSU; Southern University; Southern Riots; division within Harambe over how to protest riot; Ted Schirmer and Progressive Students' Alliance; March to state capitol after Southern riots; Black Muslims; Harambe's community outreach program; racism of Baton Rouge and Campus Police; political activism of Harambe; David Duke; SGA president Kerry Pourciau and problems getting Harambe's support; death of Harambe; race relations at LSU in the 1990s; working for state government; specialty labor law; establishing own firm; merger with Breazeale, Sachse, and Wilson; law school professors.
Interviewed by May Hebert, September 11, 1993.
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|Types:||Oral histories | Sound recordings | Transcripts|
|Subjects:||Hamilton, Leo C., 1951- | Duke, David Ernest | Reddoch, James Wilson, 1924- | Rupp, Adolph Fred, 1901-1977 | Schirmer, Ted | Civil rights movements--Louisiana | Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.) | African Americans--Segregation--Louisiana--Baton Rouge | Southern University and A & M College | African American college students--Louisiana--Baton Rouge | Black Muslims--Louisiana | Racism in higher education--Louisiana | Discrimination in education--Louisiana--Baton Rouge | Police--Louisiana--Baton Rouge | Labor laws and legislation--Louisiana | United States, Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge, 30.4507462, -91.154551 | United States, Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, 30.5382396, -91.0956166|
|Collection:||Integration and the Black Experience at LSU|
|Institution:||Louisiana State University Library Special Collections|
|Contributors:||T. Harry Williams Center for Oral History | Integration and the Black Experience at LSU Collection (Louisiana State University) | LSU Libraries. Special Collections Dept.|
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Forms part of the online collection, Integration and the Black Experience at LSU.
|Persistent Link to Item:||http://louisdl.louislibraries.org/cdm/ref/collection/IBE/id/32|