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Oral history with Mr. Dave Dunaway

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Creator:Dunaway, Dave, 1927-
Creator:Pyle, R. Wayne, 1948-
Creator:Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage
Title:Oral history with Mr. Dave Dunaway
Date:1981 Mar. 21

Oral history. Interview conducted on March 24, 1981 with Mr. Dave L. Dunaway at his office in Greenville, Mississippi. Dunaway was born on January 2, 1927 near the Enon community in Walthall County, Mississippi. Following his discharge from the Army in 1947, he returned to Mississippi State University to finish his education. In 1950, he graduated with his undergraduate degree and then went on to graduate with his master's degree in education in 1951. In 1964, Dunaway was appointed principal of Solomon Junior High School where he worked until his retirement in 1979. He then became director of the Mississippi Delta Junior College Continuing Education Center where he remained until 1982, when he became superintendent for the Western Line School District in Washington County. In addition to his successful professional career, Dunaway also worked with other Greenville parents to establish a local school for children with cerebral palsy.

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Types:Transcripts | Oral histories | Text
Subjects:Dunaway, Dave, 1927- | Educators--Mississippi--Greenville | Educators--Mississippi--Washington County | Junior high school students--Social conditions--Mississippi | Junior high schools--Mississippi | School integration--Mississippi | School sports--Mississippi | Veterans--Mississippi | College students--Mississippi | Graduate students--Mississippi | College graduates--Mississippi | Men--Mississippi | Solomon Junior High School (Greenville, Miss.) | Nuremberg War Crime Trials, Nuremberg, Germany, 1946-1949 | United States, Mississippi, Washington County, Greenville, 33.4101161, -91.0617735 | United States, Mississippi, Washington County, 33.300147, -90.943847 | United States, Mississippi, Walthall County
Collection:USM Oral History
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Original Material:

Mississippi Oral History Program of the University of Southern Mississippi, vol. 411, McCain Library, University of Southern Mississippi.

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