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    • Oral History Interview with Vance Chavis by William Chafe

    • 1973-05-20
    • William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This May 20, 1973, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Vance Chavis primarily documents Chavis' efforts to fight segregation in Greensboro schools, especially while teaching at Dudley High School and serving on the Greensboro...
    • Oral History Interview with Kay Troxler by William Chafe

    • 1973
    • William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of an oral history conducted by William Chafe circa 1973 with Evelyn Troxler primarily documents Ms. Troxler's involvement in school desegregation in Greensboro in the 1950s and 1960s. Topics include reaction to the Brown v. Board...
    • Oral history interview with Vance H. Chavis by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-11-21
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a November 21, 1979 oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Vance H. Chavis, Chavis discusses his memories of race relations in Greensboro, communication between the black and white communities, and his support...
    • Oral history interview with Vance H. Chavis by William Link

    • 1989-03-03
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a May 3, 1989, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Vance H. Chavis, Chavis primarily discusses his experiences as an African-American educator in Greensboro. Specific topics include the effects of school...
    • Oral history interview with Beatrice M. Folger by Kevin Costello

    • 1986-12-05
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a December 5, 1986, oral history interview conducted by Kevin Costello with Beatrice M. Folger, Ms. Folger primarily discusses her involvement with the YWCA and other integrated groups in the 1950s and 1960s. She describes...
    • Oral history interview with John R. Foster by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1978-07-26
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a July 26, 1978, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with John R. Foster, Foster primarily discusses the history of the polio epidemic in North Carolina in the 1940s and subsequent construction of the Central...
    • Oral history interview with Prince E. Graves by Kathleen Hoke

    • 1990-06-18
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a June 18, 1990, oral history interview conducted by Kathleen Hoke with Prince E. Graves, Graves discusses his childhood in segregated Greensboro, his faith, and his later role as a black minister in the city during the civil...
    • Oral history interview with Sol Jacobs by William Link

    • 1986-12-09
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a December 9, 1986, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Sol Jacobs, Jacobs recalls race relations in Jim Crow Greensboro in the 1950s and the general sentiment of people concerning desegregation. He describes...
    • Oral history interview with Franklin and Jennie Parker by William Link

    • 1987-03-26
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a March 26, 1987, interview conducted by William Link with Franklin and Jennie Parker, the Parkers recall anecdotes of their lives that trace the path of desegregation. They discuss politics in Greensboro, how they were...
    • Guilford Adds 336 Frosh

    • 1968-09-27
    • The Guilfordian
    • This September 27, 1968 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reports the number of new freshman added to the Guilford College student body for the 1968-1969 academic year, and includes data on the racial...
    • The Quaker

    • 1970
    • The Quaker
    • The 1970 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, highlights the achievements of African American students, as well as the increasing presence of African American staff and faculty. This was the first year that black players were pictured with the...
    • The Quaker, 1955

    • 1955
    • The Quaker
    • The 1955 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, features international students and most notably, the achievements of senior Janice Louise Corneilson, an American Indian student from New York and likely the younger sister of Eleanor Corneilson...
    • Review of Miles Wolff's book Lunch at the five And ten

    • 1980
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this 20-page document, Clarence "Curly" Harris, gives a detailed review of facts presented in Miles Wolff's 1970 book about the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins, Lunch at the 5 & 10. Harris, who was manager of the Greensboro Woolworth store at the time...
    • Protesters to return to Greensboro to mark start of civil rights sit-in

    • 1985-01-27
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this January 27, 1985 article published in The Raleigh News & Observer, staff writer Ann Green gives historical information about what happened during the Greensboro sit-ins at Woolworth's as well as how the Greensboro sit-ins served as a...
    • Sit-Ins' Silver Anniversary

    • 1985-01-18
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • The biweekly North Carolina Independent conducted a series of interviews with Greensboro residents to mark the 25th anniversary of the Woolworth's sit-ins in Greensboro. Among the interviewees were two current University of North Carolina at...
    • Sit-Ins' Silver Day: A look at the lessons 25 years later

    • 1985-01-18
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article was published in the biweekly North Carolina Independent in commemoration of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Greensboro sit-ins at Woolworth's. Written by Duke University historian, William Chafe, the article provide historical...
    • Hate groups fragmented but still active

    • 1989
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by Kathy Hoke of the Greensboro News & Record reports on the continuing activities of hate groups in North Carolina, including the Ku Klux Klan and the White Patriot Party. While legal actions had resulted in a drop in activity, the...
    • Sit-ins just one step in continuing journey to promised land

    • 1990-01-28
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This January 28, 1990, article in the Greensboro News & Record was authored by William H. Chafe of Duke University, the author of Civilities and Civil Rights: Greensboro, North Carolina and the Black Struggle for Freedom. In this article...

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