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McKinley High School Oral History Project Series



Number of interviews: 208
Time period covered: 1920s - 2000s
Dates of interviews: 1995-1998, 2002, 2005, 2006
Principal interviewers: Beau Bogart, Nedra Carter, Khary Carrell, Michael Goods, Shawnte Green, Helen Haw, Melvin Heard, Rudolph Henry, Benny Hester, Shawnda Hollins, Paula Jacobi, Shanta Jenkins, Rahshada Jenkns, Veonetta Jewell, Roderick Jones, Chastity Lovely, Heidi McGee, Toni Morrison, Carmen Posey, Tayari Kwa Salaam, Lavada Taylor, Rose Thompson, Katina Welsh
Finding Aids: Some indexes, some transcripts
Description: Each summer, McKinley High school students with the assistance of faculty and students from College of Education conduct interviews on the African American experience in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Since 1995, the students have conducted interviews on the history of McKinley High School, established in 1926; African American businesses during the period of segregation; and the history of black churches in Baton Rouge, the Baton Rouge Bus Boycott, and African American social organizations.

History of McKinley High School

Donnie Ray Albert
  (4700.0644 Tape 934)
Avis Baker-White

  (4700.0641 Tape 931)
Ivy and Leonard Beauregard
  (4700.0683 Tape 1010)
Betty Bajoie Bickham
  (4700.0615 Tape 899)
Rita Blacher
  (4700.0653 Tape 943)
Charles Brent
  (4700.0684 Tape 1011)
Geraldine Brown
  (4700.0628 Tape 912)
Leonard A. Brown
  (4700.0632 Tape 916)
Roosevelt Brown
  (4700.0651 Tape 941)
Edmae Butler
  (4700.0614 Tape 898)
Adolph J. Byrd
  (4700.0631 Tape 915)
John B. Cade, Jr.
  (4700.0643 Tape 933)
Isiah Carey
  (4700.0619 Tape 903)
Frankie B. Chrisentery
  (4700.0685 Tape 1012)
Joseph A. Delpit
  (4700.0626 Tape 910)
Carl T. Ford
  (4700.0642 Tape 932)
John Michael Guidry
  (4700.0625 Tape 909)
Donald Lee Harris
  (4700.0640 Tape 930)
Eula Mae Hatter
  (4700.0650 Tape 940)
Louise Payne Haynes
  (4700.0654 Tape 944)
Isabel Morgan Herson

  (4700.0617 Tape 901)
Henry H. Hollins, Sr.
  (4700.0647 Tape 937)
Harold A. Jefferson
  (4700.0686 Tape 1013)
Theodore J. Jemison

  (4700.0627 Tape 911)
Clarence Jones
  (4700.0694 Tape 1021)
Lisa Richard Jones
  (4700.0620 Tape 904)
Virtel T. Jones
  (4700.0629 Tape 913)
Catherine Carter Kraft and Maude Ann Kraft Miller
  (4700.0649 Tape 939)
Eva Legard
  (4700.0624 Tape 908)
Josie K. Leonard
  (4700.0648 Tape 938)
McKinley Alumni Association
  (4700.0693 Tape 1020)
George E. Mencer
  (4700.0621 Tape 905)
Bessie Davis Moton
  (4700.0630 Tape 914)
Sadie Moton
  (4700.0655 Tape 945)
Daryl Blacher Murray

  (4700.0687 Tape 1014)
Christopher Packwood
  (4700.0645 Tape 935)
Elouise Bethly Paulfrey
  (4700.0618 Tape 902)
Nathaniel Perry
  (4700.0616 Tape 900)
Freddie Pitcher
  (4700.0622 Tape 906)
Edward Pratt
  (4700.0623 Tape 907)
Patricia Ann Monget Richard
  (4700.0688 Tape 1015)
Simon Lawrence Richard
  (4700.0689 Tape 1016)
Charles T. Smith

  (4700.0646 Tape 936)
Freddie Smith, Jr.

  (4700.0690 Tape 1017)
Isadore Tansil
(4700.0612; Tape 895, 896)
Charles Vincent
  (4700.0652 Tape 942)
Janie Wiggins Wheelock
  (4700.0691 Tape 1018)
Dorothy Williams
  (4700.0613 Tape 897)
J. B. Williams
  (4700.0692 Tape 1019)

African American Businesses

Dyon Brown
  (4700.0713 Tape 1040)
Dyon Brown, James Washington, Eddie Johnson, Jr.
  (4700.0697 Tape 1024)
Estelle Elayne Butler Bryant and Hedi Butler
  (4700.0720 Tape 1047)
Robert Gordon Buffington
  (4700.0716 Tape 1043)
Herman Cooper
  (4700.0699 Tape 1026)
Joseph A. Delpit
  (4700.0698 Tape 1025)
Albert Domino
  (4700.0703 Tape 1030)
Barbara Laconta Earthly
  (4700.0700 Tape 1027)
Peggy Goods
  (4700.0696 Tape 1023)
Donald Lee Harris
  (4700.0702 Tape 1029)
Frederrick Hatter
  (4700.0712 Tape 1039)
Ronald L. Hatter
  (4700.0719 Tape 1046)
Alton E. Ingram
  (4700.0695 Tape 1022)
Theodore J. Jemison
  (4700.0709 Tape 1036)
Mary L. Johnson
  (4700.0718 Tape 1045)
Mandy L. Jones
  (4700.0717 Tape 1044)
Lionel Lee, Sr.
  (4700.0704 Tape 1031)
Eva Legard
  (4700.0706 Tape 1033)
Fred C. Matthews, Jr.
  (4700.0701 Tape 1028)
Melvin Sambo, Sr.
  (4700.0715 Tape 1042)
Mabel C. Scott
  (4700.0705 Tape 1032)
Charles T. Smith
  (4700.0714 Tape 1041)
Isiah Smith
  (4700.0710 Tape 1037)
Isadore E. Tansil, Sr.
  (4700.0707 Tape 1034)
James Washington
  (4700.0711 Tape 1038)
Earl Wheeler, Sr.
  (4700.0708 Tape 1035)

African American Churches

Marcus Babaoye
  (4700.0858 Tape 1232)
Estelle Beachaump
  (4700.0881 Tape 1259)
Frank Bowers
  (4700.0859 Tape 1233)
Don Bradford
  (4700.0887 Tape 1265)
Bridgett D. Jackson Brister
  (4700.0855 Tape 1229)
Carolyn Brown
  (4700.0854 Tape 1228)
Virginia Butler
  (4700.0892 Tape 1270)
Betty Camble and Leslie Coates
  (4700.0860 Tape 1234, 1235)
Earline Cary-Williams
  (4700.0874 Tape 1252)
Quention Thomas "Q.T." Ellis
  (4700.0850 Tape 1224)
Almenia Freeman
  (4700.0891 Tape 1269)
Hazel Johnson Pate Freeman
  (4700.0849 Tape 1223)
Hazel Johnson Pate Freeman
  (4700.0853 Tape 1227)
John Ralph Gray, Jr.
  (4700.0873 Tape 1251)
Nathaniel Harrison, Jr.
  (4700.0866 Tape 1242)
Eula Mae Hatter
  (4700.0895 Tape 1273)
Louise Payne Haynes
  (4700.0865 Tape 1241)
Mary Alice Heard
  (4700.0890 Tape 1268)
Annie Mae Holmes
  (4700.0857 Tape 1231)
Shanta Jenkins
  (4700.0886 Tape 1264)
Betty L. Johnson
  (4700.0896 Tape 1274)
Eddie Johnson, Jr.
  (4700.0884 Tape 1262)
Beatrice Jones
  (4700.0868 Tape 1244)
Jennifer Jones
  (4700.0856 Tape 1230)
Sarah Jones
  (4700.0864 Tape 1240)
Sadie Keel
  (4700.0869 Tape 1245 - 1247, 1276, 1344)
Annie Kimble
  (4700.0888 Tape 1266)
Lionel Lee, Sr.
  (4700.0889 Tape 1267)
Fred C. Matthews, Jr. and Melvin Sambo
  (4700.0863 Tape 1238, 1239)
Beryl McGhee
  (4700.0861 Tape 1236)
Jasmine McKnight
  (4700.0871 Tape 1249)
Eugene Miller
  (4700.0867 Tape 1243)
Claryce Jordan Minor
  (4700.0872 Tape 1250)
Mary Whitley Moss
  (4700.0883 Tape 1261)
Franklin Nwagbara
  (4700.0870 Tape 1248)
Betty Parker
  (4700.0880 Tape 1258)
Brenda and Isaac Patterson, Jr.
  (4700.0843 Tape 1214)
Huel D. Perkins
  (4700.0878 Tape 1256)
Leo Perkins
  (4700.0893 Tape 1271)
Julia B. Purnell
  (4700.0876 Tape 1254)
Boyd Remo
  (4700.0844 Tape 1215)
Michael Kwa Saah-Buckman
  (4700.0848 Tape 1222)
Melba Stewart Simmons
  (4700.0877 Tape 1255)
Charles T. Smith
  (4700.0851 Tape 1225)
Chiquatia Smith
  (4700.0862 Tape 1237)
Eula Vercher Smith
  (4700.0882 Tape 1260)
Donald R. Sterling
  (4700.0879 Tape 1257)
Ida Mae Whiten
  (4700.0845 Tape 1216)
Almenia Williams
  (4700.0885 Tape 1263)
Roger C. Williams
  (4700.0852 Tape 1226)
Rosella Williams
  (4700.0875 Tape 1253)
Willie Mae Williams
  (4700.0894 Tape 1272)

The Baton Rouge Bus Boycott

Dupuy Henry Anderson
  (4700.1026 Tape 1513)
Dupuy Henry Anderson
  (4700.1033 Tape 1531)
James Batiste, Sr.
  (4700.1035 no tape)
Cornelius Betz, Jr.
  (4700.1013 Tape 1492)
Reginald R. Brown, Sr.
  (4700.1018 Tape 1503)
V. Jean Butler
  (4700.1012 Tape 1491)
Joseph A. Delpit
  (4700.1017 Tape 1501,1502)
Joanna F. Dillon
  (4700.1036 Tape 1532)
George Washington Eames
  (4700.1014 Tape 1495, 1496, 1497)
Geraldine Freeman Ellis
  (4700.1008 Tape 1485, 1486)
Almenia Freeman
  (4700.1007 Tape 1484)
Mary Mason Gordon
  (4700.1015 Tape 1498)
Freddie Greene
  (4700.1011 Tape 1490)
Tony Joseph Hall
  (4700.1038 Tape 1534)
Eula Mae Hatter
  (4700.1009 Tape 1487)
Isabel M. Herson
  (4700.1039 Tape 1535)
Louis and Carolyn James
  (4700.1025 Tape 1512)
Theodore J. Jemison
  (4700.1040 Tape 1536)
Eddie Johnson
  (4700.1041 Tape 1537)
Johnnie A. Jones, Sr.
  (4700.1042 Tape 1538)
Chester Laborde
  (4700.1024 Tape 1511)
Lionel Lee Sr.
  (4700.1022 Tape 1508)
Eva Legard
  (4700.1005 Tape 1482)
Fred C.Matthews, Jr.
  (4700.1043 Tape 1539)
Mary Edith Moody
  (4700.1016 Tape 1499, 1500)
Mary Edith Moody
  (4700.1514 Tape 3079)
Albert C. Odell
  (4700.1020 Tape 1505, 1506)
Nina Nichols Pugh
  (4700.1006 Tape 1483)
Willis V. Reed, Sr.
  (4700.1019 Tape 1504)
Willis V. Reed, Sr.
  (4700.1044 Tape 1540)
Patricia A. Robinson
  (4700.1045 Tape 1541)
Willie Spooner, Jr.
  (4700.1021 Tape 1507)
Isadore E. Tansil, Sr.
  (4700.1023 Tape 1509, 1510)
John H. Thomas III
  (4700.1046 Tape 1542)
Horatio Thompson
  (4700.1010 Tape 1488,1489)

Social Organizations

Inez Smith Anderson
  (4700.1585 Tape 3166)
Patricia E. Baranco
  (4700.1751 Tape 3457)
Emerson Bell
  (4700.1594 Tape 3175 )
Josephine C. Bonfanti
  (4700.1750 Tape 3456)
LaVada Taylor Brandon
  (4700.1612 Tape 3197)
Armond D. Brown
  (4700.1593 Tape 3174)
Reginald R. Brown
  (4700.1854 Tape 3633)
Wilbert Brown, Johnny Brown, Debra George
  (4700.1601 Tape 3183)
Lorri Burgess
  (4700.1617 Tape 3201)
Edmae LaMotte Delpit Butler
  (4700.1611 Tape3194, 3195, 3196 )
Barbara West Carpenter
  (4700.1864 Tape 3640)
Inez W. Chrisentery
  (4700.1749 Tape 3455)
Keith Douglas
  (4700.1596 Tape 3177)
Cleo Fields
  (4700.1600 Tape 3182)
Nona Mae Dumouil Gray
  (4700.1737 Tape 3439)
Louise Payne Haynes
  (4700.1748 Tape 3454)
Randell Henry
  (4700.1602 Tape 3184)
Olivia C. Huey
  (4700.1595 Tape 3176)
Joseph A. Hutchinson
  (4700.1857 Tape 3636)
Charles A. Jones, Sr.
  (4700.1605 Tape 3188)
Dorothy Mae Walter Jones
  (4700.1591 Tape 3172)
Harriett M. Jones
  (4700.1590 Tape 3171)
Johnnie A. Jones, Sr.
  (4700.1589 Tape 3170.1, 3170.2)
Johnnie A. Jones, Sr.
  (4700.1610 Tape 3193)
Earl Dean Joseph
  (4700.1608 Tape 3191)
Earl Marcelle
  (4700.1597 Tape 3178)
Bernestine B. McGee
  (4700.1592 Tape 3173)
Ella Mae Parker
  (4700.1616 Tape 3469)
Huel D. Perkins
  (4700.1792 Tape 3516)
Jean Q. Perkins
  (4700.1606 Tape 3189)
Virginia Caruso Pinocci
  (4700.1736 Tape 3438)
Freddie Pitcher
  (4700.1607 Tape 3190)
Mary Hebert Price
  (4700.1615 Tape 3200)
Willis V. Reed, Sr.
  (4700.1604 Tape 3187)
Charles Aubrey Ricard
  (4700.1744 Tape 3446)
Sadie Roberts-Joseph and Wilhelmenia Thompson
  (4700.1598 Tape 3179)
Ray Roy
  (4700.1743 Tape 3445)
Michael A. Smith
  (4700.1603 Tape 3185, 3186)
Patricia H. Smith & Gwen Hamilton
  (4700.1856 Tape 3635)
Isadore E. Tansil, Sr.
  (4700.1613 Tape 3198)
Wilhelmenia Thompson
  (4700.1614 Tape 3199)
Ronnie Trahan
  (4700.1599 Tape 3180, 3181)
J.W. Vaughn
  (4700.1588 Tape 3169)
CharlesVincent
  (4700.1609 Tape 3192)
Anna Williams
  (4700.1587 Tape 3168)
Kathlen (Kathy) Cascio Wink
  (4700.1752 Tape 3458)


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