Professor Charles H. Martin
History of the University
Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
Texas native, grew up in Longview and Atlanta, Texas. Attended Amarillo Junior College before coming to Texas Western in 1956 to become one of the first black basketball players on a college team in the state of Texas. Played 3 seasons on TWC's basketball team. Graduated 1959.
Summary of Interview
Basketball career at Texas Western College 1956-1959; integration of college sports; race relations in El Paso and other places in the Border Conferences.
Date of Interview
Length of Interview
1 hour and 15 minutes
Length of Transcript
Interview with Charles T. Brown by Professor Charles H. Martin, 1989, "Interview no. 776," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.