Oral History Interview with Abe C. Cooper, April 3, 2006

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Interview with Abe C. Cooper, African-American alumnus of North Texas State University. The interview includes Cooper's personal experiences about childhood and early adulthood in Dallas, Texas, attending all-black schools, and enrolling at North Texas State College in 1958. Cooper speaks about the adjustments required for attending school in an integrated setting, boarding with African-American families in the "Shack Town" neighborhood of Denton, and the comparative experiences with students and faculty in the Schools of Engineering and Education.

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Creation Date: April 3, 2006
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UNT Oral History Program
Collection(s):
UNT Oral Histories
Texas Oral History Collection
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Publisher Name: University of North Texas
Place of Publication: Denton, Texas
Date(s):
  • Creation: April 3, 2006
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Place
United States - Texas
Place
United States - Texas - Dallas County - Dallas
Place
United States - Texas - Denton County - Denton
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
From 1939 to April 2006
Description:

Interview with Abe C. Cooper, African-American alumnus of North Texas State University. The interview includes Cooper's personal experiences about childhood and early adulthood in Dallas, Texas, attending all-black schools, and enrolling at North Texas State College in 1958. Cooper speaks about the adjustments required for attending school in an integrated setting, boarding with African-American families in the "Shack Town" neighborhood of Denton, and the comparative experiences with students and faculty in the Schools of Engineering and Education.

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24 p. ; 28 cm.

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Keyword(s): oral histories | biographies | interviews
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UNT Oral History Program
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UNT Oral Histories
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Texas Oral History Collection
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  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Number 1576
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc306717
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text
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