Times Past

February 1, 2014

San Luis Obispo man recalls life lessons as a young world-class athlete

SLO resident Floyd Jeter learned about discrimination as a child in Louisiana. When his family moved to East Los Angeles, he became a world-class athlete while still in junior college. But a scholarship to USC wasn't likely for a young black man in the 1950s....

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About Dan Krieger

Dan Krieger

Dan Krieger is a professor emeritus of history at Cal Poly and past president of the California Mission Studies Association.