George Joseph Trivers Oral History Interview

January 31, 1997; July 29, 1997
Oral History #OH0234
Schneller, Robert J.; Trivers, George Joseph
Physical description
0.01 Cubic Feet, 2 audiocassette, 1.5 hours, 44 pages ,
Preferred Citation
George Joseph Trivers Oral History Interview (#OH0234), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
ECU Manuscript Collection
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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.

Biographical/historical information

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

Administrative information
Processing information

Encoded by Nanette Hardison, March 30, 2009

Copyright notice

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

General note


Key terms
Personal Names
Trivers, George Joseph
Corporate Names
United States Naval Academy--Students
African American men--Washington (D.C.)--Interviews
African American midshipmen--Washington (D.C.)
African American teachers--Washington (D.C.)--Interviews
Education--Washington (D.C.)