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Dorothy Counts-Scoggins oral history interview 2, 2006 December 10

 Digital Record
Identifier: OH-SC0471

Dates

  • 2006-12-10

Summary

Dorothy Counts-Scoggins recounts her experience growing up in the Biddleville community in the 1950s, including being the first African American student to integrate Harding High School in Charlotte, North Carolina. She discusses her four days at Harding in detail and explains how her time there influenced her own choices and goals in her personal and professional life. Other subjects discussed include Charlotte busing, the future of Charlotte's public schools, and the importance of preserving black community history.

Extent

85 Minutes

Language

English

Repository Details

Part of the Oral Histories, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte Repository

Contact:
Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte NC 28223 USA