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    • Oral history interview with Bernie Mann, 2008

    • 2008-05-02
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Bernie Mann was born in Brooklyn, New York, and spent his childhood in the New York area. Mann attended Adelphi University in Long Island, where he worked at the college radio station. After graduation, he moved to several states to pursue a...
    • Frosh More Liberal Than Seniors

    • 1969-01-31
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This January 31, 1969 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reveals the results of a survey conducted by Guilford students for Dr. Cyrus R. Johnson's Race and Ethnic class. The survey sampled freshman and...
    • [Letter from Mrs. Wade H. Gentry to Chancellor Singletary]

    • 1963-05-19
    • UA2.7 Otis Arnold Singletary Records, 1961-1966
    • In this letter to the Chancellor Otis Singletary, Mrs. Wade H. Gentry of Madison, North Carolina, condemns participants of a boycott of segregated businesses adjacent to Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WCUNC), and urges the...
    • Oral History Interview with Hobart Jarrett by William Chafe

    • 1975
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This history interview conducted by William Chafe circa 1975 with Hobart Jarrett primarily documents Jarrett's involvement in Greensboro business desegregation in the 1960s.

      Jarrett describes at length his background, education, and...
    • Oral history interview with Alma Adams by William Link

    • 1989-02-15
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a February 15, 1989, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Alma Adams, Ms. Adams compares her experiences in Newark, New Jersey, and Greensboro, North Carolina. She primarily discusses her own educational...
    • 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 George H. Evans by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-04-27
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an April 27, 1979, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with George H. Evans, Evans discusses his role as chairman of the Special Committee on Human Rights and as a member the Greensboro Citizens Association during...
    • Oral history interview with Sarah Herbin by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1983-12-14
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a December 14, 1983, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Sarah Herbin, Ms. Herbin primarily discusses her experiences as a staff member of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) in Greensboro and in...
    • Oral history interview with Michael King by Kathy Carter

    • 1989-05-18
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a May 18, 1989, oral history interview conducted by Kathy Carter with Michael King, King primarily discusses his experiences on the Greensboro school board during the late 1980s. He provides his opinions on the evolution of...
    • Oral history interview with Willa Player by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-12-03
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a December 3, 1979, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Willa Player, Player discusses race relations in Greensboro in the 1950s and early 1960s, including the role of specific African-Americans and white...
    • Oral history interview with Claudette Burroughs-White by Cheryl Junk

    • 1991-02-25
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a February 25, 1991, oral history interview conducted by Cheryl Junk with Claudette Burroughs-White, Burroughs-White primarily discusses her experiences as one of the first African-Americans to attend Woman's College,...
    • BASIB

    • 1968-11-08
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This November 8, 1968 editorial by staff writer Mark Lessner was published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, and highlights the stereotyping of black students on the Guilford College campus. The student organization,...
    • Noted Writer To Appear At Guilford

    • 1968-11-22
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This November 22, 1968 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, announces an upcoming visit by author John Howard Griffin. Griffin wrote Black Like Me after spending two months disguised as a black man and...
    • [Swim team, 1981]

    • 1981
    • CC016 Hicks Family Collection [Personal Collection]
    • The swim team at Green Valley pool posed at the pool in 1981. The Gators were City champions in 1980. Renee Hicks, and her sister Roselyn, were the first African-Americans on the team.
    • Oral history interview with Larry Moore, 2010

    • 2010-01-22
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Larry Moore was born in Wilson, North Carolina, in 1948. He discusses the difficulties of integration, the political climate after Brown v. Board of Education, and the effect of Jim Crow laws in the South. Moore enrolled in the Naval Academy and...
    • Lost history: Happy Hill and freedman's enclaves

    • 2006
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Following Emancipation and the end of the Civil War, freed African-Americans built their own neighborhoods and communities. Such places were typically self-sufficient, with businesses, schools, and churches providing residents with necessary goods...
    • Oral history interview with Francine Ann Fisher, 2012

    • 2012-10-08
    • WV0539 Francine Ann Fisher Papers
    • Primarily documents Francine Fisher's childhood; her service with the United States National Guard, United States Army, and United States Army Reserve; and her life after service.

      Fisher discusses growing up in Washington D.C. and personally...

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