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Oral history interview with Kenneth Norton, March 23, 1999

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Creator:Norton, Kenneth, 1928?-
Creator:Campbell, Brian
Creator:Southern Oral History Program
Title:Oral history interview with Kenneth Norton, March 23, 1999
Date:1999 Mar. 23
Description:

Kenneth Norton attended the segregated Ada Jenkins School in Davidson, North Carolina, in the 1930s. In this interview, he shares some memories about the school and segregated Davidson. Norton describes an under-resourced school able to offer only eleven grades, limited instruction, and well-used uniforms for its sports teams. This interview offers background for those interested in the history of segregation in schools.

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Types:Transcripts | Sound recordings | Oral histories (document genres) | Text | Sound
Subjects:Norton, Kenneth, 1928?- | African American schools--alumni and alumnae--North Carolina--Davidson | African American schools--North Carolina--Davidson | Segregation in education--North Carolina--Davidson | African Americans--Education--North Carolina--Davidson | Davidson (N.C.)--Social life and customs | United States, North Carolina, Davidson | United States, North Carolina, Mecklenburg County, 35.2466993, -80.8327591
Collection:Oral Histories of the American South: The Civil Rights Movement
Institution:Documenting the American South (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
Contributors:University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Documenting the American South (Project)
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