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Rhone, James

Rhone, James

Rhone, James

Date: Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Interview 100b : In this interview with Patsy Colbert, James Rhone reminisces about growing up in Diboll, attending school at the Diboll Colored School and H.G. Temple School, race relations, and integration. A graduate of H.G. Temple, Mr. Rhone has many memories of the segregated schools and also experienced sending his daughters to school after integration. He talks about the school accreditation process, basketball and football, text books and other aspects of school life. Mr. Rhone also reminisces about his 45 years working for Temple and the many community activities he was involved in throughout the years, including Cub Scouts, Diboll Day, Juneteenth celebrations, the Walter Allen Park and Pool, the Diboll School Board, and the Diboll Housing Authority.