Bettis, Jerome, 1944
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Abstract In this oral history interview, Mr. Jerome Bettis, a longtime D.C. resident, discusses his life and experiences moving from Graniteville, South Carolina, to Washington, D.C. Mr. Bettis discusses his upbringing and family life in Graniteville as well as his experiences with racism and segregation during his early life. He then talks about his move to D.C. for junior high and most of high school and his return to South Carolina to complete the twelfth grade. He also talks about his passion for...