Oral history with Lonnie Hamilton

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Title:
Oral history with Lonnie Hamilton
Interviewee:
Hamilton, Lonnie
Date:
1983-05
Description:
First elected in 1970, Lonnie Hamilton was the first African American to serve on the Charleston County Council. In this interview Hamilton discusses teaching at Bonds Wilson High School in North Charleston, his decision to run for Charleston County Council, subsequent elections, and his daughter. Audio with transcript.
Collection:
South Carolina Historical Society Oral Histories
Contributing Institution:
South Carolina Historical Society
Media Type:
Oral Histories
Personal or Corporate Subject:
Charleston County Council, Hamilton, Lonnie
Topical Subject:
African American, Politics, Elections
Geographic Subject:
Charleston (S.C.), North Charleston (S.C.)
Language:
English
Shelving Locator:
44-30-07 Hamilton
S.C. County:
Charleston County (S.C.)
Internet Media Type:
audio/mpeg
Digitization Specifications:
Mp3 derivative audio created with Audacity software. Archival masters are wav files.
Copyright Status Statement:
Digital resource copyright 2010, The South Carolina Historical Society. All rights reserved. For more information contact The South Carolina Historical Society, 100 Meeting St., Charleston, SC 29403