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Interviewee:Rebecca Clayton
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Rebecca Clayton, December 8, 1988. Interview K-0132.
School Teacher Discusses Her Experiences With School Integration and Its Legacy in Durham, North Carolina: Rebecca Clayton became a teacher in the wake of the Brown v. Board decision during the early 1960s, and in 1970 she went to work in the newly integrated Durham, North Carolina, school district. In this interview, Clayton describes her experiences as a teacher during the height of school desegregation. The interview concludes with her observations on the impact of the growing Latino population on Durham schools.
Interviewee: Rebecca Clayton    Interviewer: Angela Hornsby
Duration: 01:15:20     Annotated Excerpts: Listen to and read all 5 excerpts.