Stevenson, Ernest 1995-07-07

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Ernest Stevenson reminisces about his experiences at Dunbar High School in Lubbock and its influence upon his choice of a teaching career, and how he applied lessons learned at Dunbar to other areas of life.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Ernest Stevenson

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: July 07, 1995

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Tai Kreidler

Length: 45 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Public school attendance, Influence of older students, Influential teachers, Charles Brown, Male teachers, George Brown, Involvement in teaching, Influential teachers (again), Black history classes, Importance of reading, Martin Luther King, Sports opportunities for African-American students, Participation in school sports, Influence of male teachers, Importance of teacher/student relationships, Decision to become a teacher, Paul Quinn College, Teaching in Houston, Texas, Importance of multi-cultural training, Move into administration.

Tape 1, Side 2: Move into administration (continued), Overcoming personal obstacles, Carlandis Lane, Importance of community.

Range Dates: 1960-1995

Bulk Dates: 1960-1970

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