Oral history interview with Kenneth Norton, March 23, 1999

Oral history interview with Kenneth Norton, March 23, 1999

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Creator:Norton, Kenneth, 1928?-
Creator:Campbell, Brian
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
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 | Davidson (N.C.) | Mecklenburg County (N.C.)
Collection:
Institution:Documenting the American South (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
Contributors:Southern Oral History Program | University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Documenting the American South (Project) | University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library | Oral histories of the American South (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Documenting the American South (Project))
Online Publisher:[Chapel Hill, N.C.] : University Library, UNC-Chapel Hill. | 2007
Original Material:

Title from menu page (viewed on Nov. 26, 2008).

Interview participants: Kenneth Norton, interviewee; Brian Campbell, interviewer.

Duration: 00:36:55.

This electronic edition is part of the UNC-Chapel Hill digital library, Documenting the American South. It is a part of the collection Oral histories of the American South.

Text encoded by Jennifer Joyner. Sound recordings digitized by Aaron Smithers.

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Forms part of Oral histories of the American South collection.

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