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Document Details


Title: Dave Dunaway
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of Southern Mississippi. Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage
Collection: Civil Rights Documentation Project
Description: Interview conducted on March 24, 1981 with Mr. Dave L. Dunaway at his office in Greenville, Mississippi. Dunaway was born on January 2, 1927 near the Enon community in Walthall County, Mississippi. Following his discharge from the Army in 1947, he returned to Mississippi State University to finish his education. In 1950, he graduated with his undergraduate degree and then went on to graduate with his master's degree in education in 1951. In 1964, Dunaway was appointed principal of Solomon Junior High School where he worked until his retirement in 1979. He then became director of the Mississippi Delta Junior College Continuing Education Center where he remained until 1982, when he became superintendent for the Western Line School District in Washington County. In addition to his successful professional career, Dunaway also worked with other Greenville parents to establish a local school for children with cerebral palsy.
Extent: 1 page
URL: http://anna.lib.usm.edu/%7Espcol/crda/oh/ohdunawaydp.html
Restrictions: The transcript is presented here for reference purposes only. Interviews in this collection are protected by copyright. PERMISSION TO PUBLISH MUST BE REQUESTED from the Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1981 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Dunaway, Dave, 1927-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 2-Jan-1927
Speaker place of birth: Mississippi; United States; North America
Speaker occupation: Educational administrator
Age at speaking: 54
Document date: 24-Mar-1981
Interviewer: Pyle, R. Wayne
Organizations discussed: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Baltimore, MD; Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, US; White Citizens Council
Historical events discussed: Martin Luther King's March on Washington, DC, August 28, 1963; U.S. Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965; U.S. Civil Rights Movement, 1966-
Locations discussed: Mississippi; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African Americans; Civil rights demonstrations; Civil rights movements--United States; Martin Luther King's March on Washington, DC, August 28, 1963; Mississippi; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Baltimore, MD; North America; Oral history; Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, US; U.S. Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965; U.S. Civil Rights Movement, 1966-; United States; White Citizens Council
Topics discussed - Other terms: Activism
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0023562-25075