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.
First African American Cadet, U. S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MDS, 1937; Washington, DC school teacher 1939-1972.
Encoded by Nanette Hardison, March 30, 2009
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