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Cindy Leggett oral history interview, 2006 April 1

 Digital Record
Identifier: GF-LE0342


  • Creation: 2006-04-01


Cindy Leggett recalls her early life growing up and attending school in Kannapolis, North Carolina during the mid-twentieth century. She describes her parents' expectations towards education and how her father served as her role model and influenced her decision to become a pharmacist. She also describes her experiences with segregation in the late-1950s through the 1960s, including sitting separately from the family's black maid while riding the city bus and attending high school during the first year of integration. Other topics discussed include the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, her experiences in college, meeting her husband and starting a family.


48 Minutes

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Part of the Oral Histories, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte Repository

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