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George Joseph Trivers Oral History Interview, January 31, 1997, July 29, 1997

Oral History #OH0234

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Title: George Joseph Trivers Oral History Interview
Creators: Schneller, Robert J.
Trivers, George Joseph
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Abstract: Oral history interviews relating to his youth and his experiences, 1917-1972, as the first African-American midshipman to attend the United States Naval Academy (Class of 1941) for approximately three weeks during the summer of 1937, and his education and career as a teacher in the Washington, DC school system, 1942-1972. Received 8/26/1997, 3/23/2004.
Extent: 0.01 Cubic feet, 2 audiocassette, 1.5 hours, 44 pages , 2 audio cassettes and 1 audio compact disc (copied 3/4/2004), (WAVE format; 700 MB, 80 minute; 48 X multi speed). Memorex Number LH3155 HE201 4306 D4, ca. 1.5 hours.

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General note

1917-1972

Access Restrictions

No restrictions

Copyright Notice

Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

Preferred Citation

George Joseph Trivers Oral History Interview (#OH0234), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Processing Information

  • Encoded by Nanette Hardison, March 30, 2009


Biographical / Historical Note Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

First African American Cadet, U. S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MDS, 1937; Washington, DC school teacher 1939-1972.

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