Quest for Civil Rights: Eugene A. R. Montgomery


Eugene A. R. Montgomery is interviewed by Dr. Grace Jordan McFadden of the University of S. C. Montgomery describes his childhood, education, and military service in the Marine Corps. He tells of his hiring as field director of state NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People). He recalls the 1948 white primary fight and voting registration efforts. He speaks on the relationship between the NAACP and the "Progressive Democratic Party". Montgomery reviews the Clarendon County school desegregation suit.