Description: Oral history.; Ernestine Evans Scott was born in Benton County in 1947 to a land-owning African American family. She attended Old Salem School, and then Rust College high school and became active in civil rights work during the 1960s. She was recruited to attend a COFO meeting and began working on voter registration. Scott attended a Freedom School and her family hosted activists during Freedom Summer. In January 1965, Scott was involved in the production of the play Seeds of Freedom, and traveled to New York City for performances.
Creator: Clark, Gloria.; Scott, Ernestine Evans.
Date: 29 October 2000
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Collection: Mississippi Oral History Project: Rust College