Title: Oral History Interview with Kenneth Norton, March 23, 1999. Interview K-0440.
Interviewer: Campbell, Brian
Interviewee: Norton, Kenneth
Abstract: Kenneth Norton attended the segregated Ada Jenkins School in Davidson, North Carolina, in the 1930s. In this interview, he shares some memories about the school and segregated Davidson. Norton describes an under-resourced school able to offer only eleven grades, limited instruction, and well-used uniforms for its sports teams. This interview offers background for those interested in the history of segregation in schools.