Slavery & Segregation

Byron Wiliams

Byron Williams – AE: Sharecropping and Integration

Byron Williams’ great grandparents were sharecroppers in East Texas; and his school was integrated in 1968. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Hurles Scales

Hurles Scales – AE: Forced Integration

Hurles Scales was attending Amarillo High School a year before forced integration. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

George Paul Rollin

George Paul Rollin – AE: Martin Luther King Jr.

George Rollin met Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Larry Mallory

Larry Mallory – AE: Faulkner’s Plantation

Larry Mallory’s grandmother grew up on William Faulkner’s plantation. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Margery Nudelman Karpel

Margery Nudelman Karpel – 1950s Segregation

Margey Karpel first witnessed segregation as a new bride in Dallas, TX in the early 1950s. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Mitchell Jones

Mitchell Jones – AE: Segregated Trolley

Mitchell Jones’s father operated a trolley during the time when there was segregation. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Liffort Hobley

Liffort Hobley – AE: 1800s Landowner

Liffort Hobley’s grandfather was a landowner in Louisiana in the 1800s. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Larry Mallory

Larry Mallory – AE: MLK

Larry Mallory was in Memphis when Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Joe Applewhite

Joe Applewhite – AE: Sharecropping

Joe Applewhite relates the story of his great grandfather during and after the Civil War, including the start of sharecropping. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History