Anderson, Robert L.
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Center for Public History, University of Houston; University of Houston Libraries, University of Houston
This is an oral history interview with Robert L. Anderson conducted as part of the Houston History Project. Judge Anderson graduated from Yates High School in 1958. Coming from one of Texas' early founding families in Sealy, he also offers the unique perspective of someone who attended high in both the integrated North and the segregated South. He discusses the difference in education between the two, and the impact that Yates teachers will able to have as an integral part of the community. He details college, Air Force and law school experiences. Judge Anderson started the first black law firm in Houston and served as a municipal judge In Houston.
African Americans; Civil rights; Anderson, Robert L.
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Oral Histories from the Houston History Project
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Preservation Location: ark:/84475/pm6279v3164
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