Home > 20th century, North Carolina, Race Relations, State > Clement Eaton recollections, 1976.

Clement Eaton recollections, 1976.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment Go to comments

Creator: Eaton, Clement, 1898-1980.
Collection number: 4108-z
View finding aid.

Abstract: Clement Eaton, born in Winston-Salem, N.C., 23 Febraury 1898, was educated at the University of North Carolina and Harvard University. Eaton was chair of the History Department at Lafayette College, 1931-1942, when he became a member of the faculty of the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Ky. Eaton was the prolific author of books and articles about the history of the American South. Recollections of his childhood and youth in Winston-Salem, N.C., written by Eaton in 1976 for publication in the Winston-Salem Journal and Sentinel. Topics include Eaton’s relations with African Americans; life in the city; visits of the circus and other amusements; personalities, including Clement Manly and Charles M. Stedman; and public school education focusing on his teachers.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection

Collection Highlights: Topics in the recollections include Eaton’s relations with African Americans.

  1. No comments yet.
  1. No trackbacks yet.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>