An avid reader and local history buff, Betty Hollow has been on the staff at Ohio University since 1975. She enjoys both small-town life and the liveliness of the busy campus.
Listed in: Biography, African American · Ohio and Regional · African American Studies · American History, Midwest · Memoir
During the 1950s, a group of ambitious young African Americans enrolled at Ohio University, a predominantly white school in Athens, Ohio. Years later, eighteen of them decided to share their stories, recalling the joys and challenges of living on a white campus before the civil rights era.