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University of Houston. Dickson, Rev. Donald R. - Dickson video, 1 of 1. April 3, 2009. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. October 25, 2021. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/houhistory/item/1363/show/1603.

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University of Houston. (April 3, 2009). Dickson, Rev. Donald R. - Dickson video, 1 of 1. Oral Histories from the Houston History Project. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/houhistory/item/1363/show/1603

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Title Dickson, Rev. Donald R.
Creator (LCNAF)
  • University of Houston
Creator (Local)
  • Houston History Project
Contributor (Local)
  • Harwell, Debbie, interviewer
  • University of Houston, project
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
Date April 3, 2009
Description This is an oral history interview with Rev. Donald R. Dickson conducted as part of the Houston History Project. Rev. Dickson graduated from Yates High School in 1958. He was born and raised in the Third Ward and discusses his experiences growing up in the area and the role Yates and its teachers and principal played in the community. He offers a description of how the decline in community spirit and cohesiveness that occurred with the opening of the new Yates High School building and the removal of the principal in favor of one from the school's Fifth Ward rival. He details his post-graduate experiences at Texas Southern University, and his career in education as a coach and administrator, offering valuable comparisons across the fifty-year period.
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • African Americans--Study and teaching
Subject.Name (Local)
  • Dickson, Rev. Donald R.
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
Genre (AAT)
  • interviews
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Moving Image
  • Sound
  • Text
Original Collection Oral Histories - Houston History Project
Digital Collection Oral Histories from the Houston History Project
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/houhistory
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
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File Name index.cpd
Item Description
Title Dickson video, 1 of 1
Format (IMT)
  • video/mp4
Original Item Location ID 2006-005, CD/DVD Box 7, Item 00746
File Name hhaoh_201403_004_003.mp4
Access File Run Time 01:01:35