OH 1589 | Oral History

OH 1589

African-American alumnus of North Texas State University. Remembrances of childhood and early education in Waxahachie, Texas; decision to accept athletic scholarship to North Texas; experiences as a football player at North Texas and with Pittsburgh Steelers and other professional teams; social life among African-American students and relations with white students and faculty; derivation of nickname “The Hatchetman;” experiences in National Guard during Vietnam era; decision to return to North Texas to earn degree following professional football career; experiences as elected official in Waxahachie and as member of UNT Board of Regents; perceptions of change at North Texas over time.

About this Oral History

Physical Description 79 pp
Terms of Use Open
Interviewer(s) Randy Miller
Date of Interview March 13, 2006

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