Collection Title: Jackson Purchase Oral History Project - World War I
Series Number: OH009
Interviewee: Dunlap, L. Monroe
Interviewer: Bill Peyton
Date interviewed: September 19, 1979
Processed by: Sheree Wise
Date processed: January 20, 2009
Description: 1 sound disc (26 minutes)
Abstract: L. Monroe Dunlap, an African American World War I veteran, discusses his his family life, early education, job experiences and college education. The majority of the interview focuses on the college he attended and the military training he received at the camp located on campus. He also discussed the different schools he taught at and the changes in the Paducah School System.
Biographical / Historical note: L. Monroe Dunlap was born in Paducah, Kentucky. He attended Wilberforce University in Wilberforce, Ohio prior to the start of the First World War. He taught in Metropolis, Illinois and was an elementary school principal in Brookport, Illinois.
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