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Scurlock, Lassie

Scurlock, Lassie

Date: Saturday, January 31, 1987

Interview 243a : In this interview with her niece Valencia Kuykendall, Lassie Scurlock reminisces about growing up in Lufkin as an African American girl during the era of segregation. She discusses going to school at Dunbar School, her teachers, sports, and traveling to out of town games. She also talks about living in a segregated society, with separate public facilities and sitting on the back of the bus. Mrs. Scurlock concludes the interview with words of advice for her niece.