Interview with T. R. Solomon, March 31, 1989

Project: APSA/Pi Sigma Alpha: African American Political Scientists Oral History Project

  • Description
  • Play Interview
  • Rights & Request
  • Citation

Interview Summary

Thomas Ralph (T. R.) Solomon was an African American political scientist and a professor emeritus of political science at Prairie View A & M University. In this interview, Solomon discusses the Booker Washington Agricultural and Industrial Institute of Liberia, where he worked while participating in the Agency for International Development (AID) Program. He speaks about the challenges of being an African American political scientist in the 1940s and his facilitation of World War II updates to Prairie View faculty. His leadership role in setting up a precinct for African American voters in Waller County, Texas in 1940 is also discussed.

Interview Accession

1989oh133_apsa051

Interviewee Name

T. R. Solomon

Interviewer Name

Jewel L. Prestage

Interview Date

1989-03-31

Interview Rights

All rights to the interviews, including but not restricted to legal title, copyrights and literary property rights, have been transferred to the University of Kentucky Libraries.

Interview Usage

Interviews may be reproduced with permission from Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, Special Collections, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Restriction

No Restrictions

Interviews may be reproduced with permission from Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, Special Collections, University of Kentucky Libraries.

All rights to the interviews, including but not restricted to legal title, copyrights and literary property rights, have been transferred to the University of Kentucky Libraries.

Add this interview to your cart in order to begin the process of requesting access to a copy of and/or permission to reproduce interview(s). 


Solomon, T. R. Interview by Jewel L. Prestage. 31 Mar. 1989. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Solomon, T.R. (1989, March 31). Interview by J. L. Prestage. APSA/Pi Sigma Alpha: African American Political Scientists Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Solomon, T. R., interview by Jewel L. Prestage. March 31, 1989, APSA/Pi Sigma Alpha: African American Political Scientists Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





Persistent Link for this Record: https://kentuckyoralhistory.org/ark:/16417/xt7w3r0psm54


Share