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|Creator:||Hamilton, Leo C., 1951-|
|Creator:||T. Harry Williams Center for Oral History|
|Title:||Oral history interview, 1993|
|Date:||1993 Aug. 21|
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, August 21, 1993, Hill Memorial Library, LSU Campus, Baton Rouge, La.
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|Types:||Oral histories | Sound recordings | Transcripts | Sound | Text|
|Subjects:||Hamilton, Leo C., 1951- | Al-Amin, Jamil, 1943- | King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 | Reddoch, James Wilson, 1924- | Taylor, Cecil G., 1909- | African American college students--Louisiana--Baton Rouge | Lee High School (Baton Rouge, La.)--Students | Civil rights movements--Louisiana | Student movements--Louisiana--Baton Rouge | Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.) | Baton Rouge (La.)--Race relations | African Americans--Segregation--Louisiana--Baton Rouge | Discrimination in education--Louisiana--Baton Rouge | Sit-ins--Louisiana--Baton Rouge | McKinley High School (Baton Rouge, La.) | 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:||LSU Libraries Special Collections|
|Contributors:||LSU Libraries. Special Collections|
Integration and the Black Experience at LSU Collection (Louisiana State University)
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|Persistent Link to Item:||http://louisdl.louislibraries.org/cdm/ref/collection/IBE/id/33|