Oral History Interview with A. Tennyson Miller, January 11, 1992

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Interview with schoolteacher A. Tennyson Miller from Denton, Texas. In the interview, Miller reflects on his experiences as a teacher and coach at the Fredrick Douglass School during the late 1930's and early 1940's, which was before the school was integrated. He comments on Principal Fred Moore and segregated education in Denton. Tennyson also discusses his admission to the doctoral program at North Texas State College, which broke racial barriers in 1954.

Creator(s):
Location(s): United States - Texas - Denton County - Denton
Creation Date: January 11, 1992
Partner(s):
UNT Oral History Program
Collection(s):
UNT Oral Histories
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Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: University of North Texas
Place of Publication: Denton, Texas
Date(s):
  • Creation: January 11, 1992
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Denton County - Denton
Era
Oil and Gas, 1901-Present
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
From April 13, 1913 to January 11, 1992
Description:

Interview with schoolteacher A. Tennyson Miller from Denton, Texas. In the interview, Miller reflects on his experiences as a teacher and coach at the Fredrick Douglass School during the late 1930's and early 1940's, which was before the school was integrated. He comments on Principal Fred Moore and segregated education in Denton. Tennyson also discusses his admission to the doctoral program at North Texas State College, which broke racial barriers in 1954.

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57 p. ; 28 cm.

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Keyword(s): oral histories | biographies | interviews | segregation | desegregation
Partner:
UNT Oral History Program
Collection:
UNT Oral Histories
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Number 857
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth223680
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text
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Access: Use restricted to UNT Community
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