Charles Scott

Material Information

Title:
Charles Scott
Physical Description:
Oral history interview
Language:
English
Creator:
Charles Scott ( Interviewee )
Paul Ortiz ( Interviewer )
Publication Date:

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Oral history
Civil rights movement—Mississippi—History—20th century
Genre:
Temporal Coverage:
1940 - 2009
Spatial Coverage:
United States of America -- Mississippi -- Sunflower County

Notes

Summary:
Scott talks about growing up in a family of sharecroppers and the challenges of getting an education. An activist, Scott also talks about his record as an educator. People mentioned include: John Hough, Charles Featherstone, Jeffery Lewis, Moore Lewis, Jeffery Barber, Slim Jack, David Matthews, Ed R. Brown, Jack Harper, Perry Price, Johnnie K. Rifas, Ben Gaston and Nelson Dawson. Organizations include NAACP, COFO, and local schools. Locations mentioned are: Indianola, Gentry, Piney Wood, Drew, Tupelo, Okolona, Itta Bena and Gentry, Mississippi.

Record Information

Source Institution:
UF Samuel Proctor Oral History Program
Holding Location:
UF Samuel Proctor Oral History Program
Rights Management:
All rights reserved by the submitter.
Resource Identifier:
spohp - MFP 034
System ID:
AA00020244:00001


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