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Interview with William McDowell

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Reid, Tristan

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William McDowell grew up in Canton, NC and attended Reynolds School. The local segregated institution insisted on excellence from its student body and taught first through twelfth grade. According to the businessman and community activist, the school was approximately “500 yards” from his childhood home. The institution made a profound impact on his life then and continues to today. As the main benefactor, McDowell is in the process of renovating the school that closed in 1966-67, with plans to transform it into a community center.
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Sound Recordings Transcripts00:22:03 (Sound Recording)7 Pages (Transcript)Application/Pdf Audio/Mp3
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McDowell, William
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All rights reserved. For permissions, contact Hunter Library Special Collections, Western Carolina U, Cullowhee, NC 28723;
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