Norm Monroe Oral History Interview

Title
Norm Monroe Oral History Interview
LC Subject
African Americans Athletics Alumni and alumnae Basketball Track and field Racism
Interviewee
Monroe, Norm
Interviewer
White, Charlie
Description
Norm Monroe discusses growing up in Washington D.C. and his early experiences with sports; moving to California to attend Compton Junior College and join the track team and later being recruited by the Oregon State University track team; his experiences at OSU as an athlete, for both track and basketball, as a student, as well as a newcomer to Corvallis during the early 1960s; his return to Washington D.C. and working at a hospital morgue and later at the National History Museum; his journey back to Oregon and residence in Lake Oswego with a job with the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration; and his personal and professional experiences with Mental Health. Related Materials: OSU Basketball Desegregation Event http://wpmu.library.oregonstate.edu/oregon-multicultural-archives/2011/09/27/basketball-desegregation-event/
Date
2011-05-18
Rights
Rights Reserved - Free Access
Rights Holder
Oregon Multicultural Archives, OSU Special Collections & Archives Research Center
Local Collection Name
Oregon Multicultural Archives Oral History Collection, 2011-2014 (OH 18)
Format
application/pdf
Set
Oregon Multicultural Archives OSU Special Collections & Archives Research Center
Institution
Oregon State University
Created
2012-02-13
Modified
2012-09-05