Taylor, Charles 2013-05-02

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This interview features Charles Taylor, who discusses his upbringing, family life, education, the African-American community, and his thirty-three years as teacher and principal in the public school system.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Charles Taylor

Additional Parties Recorded: n/a

Date: May 2, 2013

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Cosby Morton

Length: 01:18:22 (1 hour, 18 minutes)


Tape 1, Side 1:

Parents and early life; Growing up and high school; Military service and education; Story about riding the bus to save money for a party; Discussion about teaching in Floydada; Job after the army and after school recreation; Transfer to Bozeman Elementary; Busing to Posey and integration; Changing values, life within the educational community; Discussing mutual acquaintances

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Access Information

Original Recording Format: born digital audio

Recording Format Notes: audio cd available in Reading Room

Transcript: found here: http://hdl.handle.net/10605/318611

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