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Wilmer Arthur Dehuff interview


Wilmer Arthur DeHuff was the principal of the Baltimore Polytechnic Institute in Maryland, from 1921-1958. In this interview, he discusses his family, early life, and education. DeHuff also talks about BPI, including the original and later buildings on campus, the origin of student government, desegregation and integration in 1953, and student Billy King. Lastly, DeHuff describes his position as provost and acting president of the University of Baltimore from 1958-1971.




Contributor(s) Notes

Narrator: Wilmer Arthur DeHuff
Interviewer: Francis Colletta


Object ID

OH 8203


Audio: 60 minutes

Catalog Number

OH 8203

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