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Gambrell, Johnny Jr.

Gambrell, Johnny Jr.

Date: Saturday, June 26, 2010

Interview 203a : In this interview with Patsy Colbert, Diboll native Johnny Gambrell reminisces about growing up in Diboll as an African American and experiencing segregation and then integration. He started school at the segregated H.G. Temple School and then graduated from the integrated Diboll High School in 1970. Mr. Gambrell talks about race relations before and after integration, high school sports, Mr. Ramsey and Mr. Massey, Diboll Day, and Juneteeenth.