Interview: Gaither, Cornelius, 2014

Item

Resource class
Interview
Title
Interview: Gaither, Cornelius, 2014
Type
Interview
Interviewee
Gaither, Cornelius
Birth Year
1928
Interviewer
Illingworth, Shaun
Location Created
West Deptford, New Jersey
Date Created
31 January 2014
Abstract
Dr. Cornelius E. Gaither was born in Philadephia in 1928. He attended an all black elementary schooll in West Chester, Pennsylvania before attending an integrated high school. Gaither attended Lincoln University in 1945 and went on to Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee to earn his doctorate degree in Dental Surgery. He joined the Air Force in 1955 and spent three years an oral surgeon in Germany. Gaither retired in 1987 having served over thirty years in the Reserves.
Repository
Rutgers Oral History Archives (ROHA) at Rutgers University–New Brunswick
Rights
Permission to quote from this transcript must be obtained from the Rutgers Oral History Archives.
Identifier
ROHA-Gaither