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This interview is one of series conducted concerning the Oral History of Appalachia. Mr. Harris was the Director of Equity Programs and Associate Human Resource Director at Marshall University, as well as the president of the Black Alumni Inc. He discusses: his family and his childhood; his education; his service in the U.S. Army and his experiences in Vietnam; a business he started; coming to work at Marshall University; the McClain family (who were involved in the NAACP and other church and civic functions); civil rights; funerals and cemeteries; church; some history of Huntington (WV); and other topics.
Vietnam War, African American experiences
Appalachian Studies | Oral History | Social History
Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-700.
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Marshall University Special Collections, OH64-700, Huntington, WV.