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    • Oral history interview with John Richmond by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1978-01-29
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a January 29, 1978, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with John Richmond, Richmond discusses race relations in Greensboro, his support for the sit-in movement, and the role of his son, David Richmond, as a...
    • Oral history interview with Gordon R. Carey by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1981-07-15
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a July 15, 1981, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Gordon R. Carey, Carey primarily discusses the history, activities, and strategies of the Congress on Racial Equality (CORE) throughout the south in the...
    • Oral history interview with J. Kenneth Lee by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1980
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an oral history interview circa 1980 conducted by Eugene Pfaff with J. Kenneth Lee, Lee discusses his experiences as a plaintiff in the lawsuit that integrated UNC and subsequently as a law student there. He describes what it...
    • Oral history interview with Elizabeth  Booker, 1991 [text/print transcript]

    • 1991-05-17
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Elizabeth Booker (1919- ) began her career at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, later becoming The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). From 1941-1981, she was an assistant in the class chairman's office which...
    • Oral history interview with Robert L. Miller, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-01-23
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Robert L. Miller (1926- ) came to The University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1968 as professor of chemistry and biochemistry and became the first dean of the College of Arts & Sciences when it was formed in 1969. Miller recalls his campus...
    • First Sit-In Participant Finally Gets Cherry Pie

    • 1973-02-04
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 4, 1973 Greensboro Daily News article, Harvey Harris reports on how the four original participants of the 1960 sit-ins at the Greensboro Woolworth's lunch counter — Frank McCain, David Richmond, Jibreel Khazan (formerly Ezell...
    • Oral history interview with James Farmer by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1981-12-10
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a December 10, 1981, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with James Farmer, Farmer discusses the history, strategies, and management of CORE, including the Freedom Highways campaign in North Carolina, and...
    • Oral history interview with Gloria Jean Howard by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1982-09-15
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a September 15, 1982, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Gloria Jean Howard, Howard describes her childhood influences, her activities with the NAACP Youth Chapter, and events that took place prior to the...
    • Oral history interview with Colvin Leonard by Kathy Carter

    • 1989-05-28
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a May 28, 1989, oral history interview conducted by Kathy Carter with Colvin Leonard, Leonard recalls race relations in Greensboro from the late 1940s through the 1960s. He describes being at the Woolworth's lunch counter when...
    • Oral history interview with Floyd McKissick by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1982-08-09
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an August 9, 1982, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Floyd McKissick, McKissick discusses the organization of CORE chapters in North Carolina, its national and regional leaders, and his activities as a...
    • Young to Speak at A&T Program on Sit-Ins

    • 1980-01-25
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This Greensboro Daily News article, published January 25, 1980, announces Andrew Young as the featured speaker at commemoration ceremonies and the unveiling of two historic markers memorializing the 1960 sit-ins at Woolworth store and the 1969...
    • Greensboro Blacks Supported Sit-Ins

    • 1980-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this Greensboro Daily News article, staff writer Lindsey Gruson discusses the motivations behind, and effect of, the Greensboro Woolworth store sit-ins of 1960 that set off nonviolent protests across the U.S. Gruson writes that sit-in...
    • Oral History Interview with Jibreel Khazan by William Chafe

    • 1974-11-27
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of a November 27, 1974, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Jibreel Khazan primarily documents Khazan's participation in the 1960 sit-ins at Woolworth's in Greensboro, North Carolina.

      Khazan recalls his...
    • Blacks State Grievances

    • 1970-03-23
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This March 23, 1970 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reports on a sit-in protest by twenty-five members of the newly formed student organization, Brothers and Sisters in Blackness (BASIB), who made...
    • Oral history interview with Karen Lynn Parker, 2012 [text/print transcript]

    • 2012-12-09
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Karen Lynn Parker (1943- ) attended Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina, from 1961 to 1963. She transferred to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1963 where she majored in...
    • Oral history interview with Willa Neal Cline, 2015 [text/print transcript]

    • 2015-06-16
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection;
    • Willa Neal Cline (?-present) was born in Laurinburg, North Carolina, and grew up in Southern Pines, North Carolina. Cline was a part of desegregating the schools in Southern Pines and attended both the formerly all-black East Southern Pines High...
    • Oral history interview with Mary Wright, 2015 [text/print transcript]

    • 2015-07-14
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Mary Wright (1952- ) was born in Duplin County, North Carolina. Wright attended UNCG from 1970-1973, graduating in three years. She majored in political science. Afterwards she attended George Washington University Law School in Washington, D.C.,...

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