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Huel Perkins [1 of 3]

Oral History



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Department of State

Date Issued: 2005-03-08

Duration: 00:29:34

Subjects: Tureaud, A.P., 1899-1972 | Northwestern University (NU) | National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) | Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.) | Perkins, Huel Davis, 1924-2013 | Oral history | CHURCHES | FUNERAL HOMES | INTEGRATION | Duffey, Joseph Daniel, 1932-


  • Perkins, Huel Interviewee
  • Matassa, Pamela Interviewee
  • Jackson, Sailor Jr. Photographer


Oral history with Dr. Huel Davis Perkins (27 December 1924-15 April 2013) conducted on 8 March 2005. In this interview, Dr. Perkins discusses the effect segregation had on his education, his work with the National Endowment for the Humanities and LSU, and integration in Louisiana schools. Part 1 of 3.