Interview with Charles Epps
QUESTION 2
SAM POLLARD:

I need you to say, when I first came to Howard.

CHARLES EPPS:

Oh, yes. When I first came to Howard, as you may know, it was referred to as the--

CHARLES EPPS:

Oh, all right. OK. When I came to Howard in 1947 it was considered the capstone of Negro education. There were many outstanding people there, to name just a few, there was Charles Drew in Medicine, Aldon Locke in Philosophy, Frank Snowden in Classics, ah, Sterling Brown in English and many other people like that, John Hope Franklin in history. So, it was a campus rich with tradition and, ah, very keen academic atmosphere.