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Oral history with Willie T. Allen; 2008

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Oral history.; Interview with Willie T. Allen conducted on Ferbuary 18, 2008. Willie T. Allen was born in southwest Grenada County in 1930. Allen graduated from high school in 1951 and served 2 years in the United States Army in clerical service. After returning in 1953, Allen finished his college education at Jackson State University in 1956. He then returned to Grenada to take up a teaching position in Holcomb. Topics discussed include: family, education, discrimination in education, registering to vote, Ku Klux Klan intimidation, demonstrations and boycotts.

18 February 2008

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