Slavery & Segregation

Kimberly Archie: FS – Differences in Perspectives

  Kimberly Archie talks about some of the struggles her father faced while serving in the military CLICK HERE to see the full Oral History

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