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    • Oral history interview with James Townsend by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1978-11-22
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a November 22, 1978, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with James Townsend, Townsend discusses the sit-in demonstrations at Woolworth's, working with Dr. William Hampton, his relationship with the media, and his...
    • Oral history interview with Jean Downer, 2007

    • 2007-02-21
    • WV0386 Jean Downer Oral History
    • Primarily documents Jean Downer's service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1945 to 1946 and her life after the World War II.

      Pre-service topics include Downer's youth in Philadelphia, details of...
    • Oral History Interview with Jack Elam by William Chafe

    • 1975
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This oral history interview conducted by William Chafe circa 1975 with Jack Elam primarily documents Jack Elam's career as Greensboro city attorney from 1954-1961 and mayor from 1969 to 1971. Elam briefly describes his background and education...
    • Oral history interview with Carson Bain by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1977-06-30
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a June 30, 1977, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Carson Bain, Bain primarily discusses political and social issues in Greensboro, including bond issues, construction and renovation of the coliseum, ward...
    • Oral history interview with Clarence Malone by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1980
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an oral history interview conducted circa 1980 by Eugene Pfaff with Clarence Malone, Malone primarily describes his involvement with the trials of Greensboro and Chapel Hill civil rights demonstrators in 1963 and 1964. He...
    • Oral history interview with Boyd Morris 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 Boyd Morris, Morris describes his response to civil rights demonstrators at the Mayfair, his confrontation with Jesse Jackson, his reasons for not...
    • Oral history interview with John Alexander by Kathy Carter

    • 1989-06-19
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a June 19, 1989, oral history interview conducted by Kathy Carter with John Alexander, Alexander discusses his impressions of Greensboro, specifically his memories of the public sentiment regarding race relations. He also...
    • Oral history interview with Myrtle Rhoden, 2000

    • 2000-06-06
    • WV0171 Myrtle A. Rhoden Papers
    • Primarily documents Myrtle Rhoden's early life and her service with the WAAC (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) and the WAC (Women's Army Corps).

      Topics from Rhoden's early life include her parent's life in Jamaica; life in New York City;...
    • Oral History Interview with Hal Sieber by William Chafe

    • 1974-11
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of an oral history interview conducted by William Chafe circa November, 1974, with Hal Sieber primarily documents Sieber's work in public relations for the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce in the 1960s. Sieber outlines his education...
    • Oral history interview with Boyd Morris by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1980
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an oral history interview conducted circa 1980 by Eugene Pfaff with Boyd Morris, Morris primarily describes his work as mayor, especially his efforts to build the coliseum and the related controversies. He discusses his...
    • Oral history interview with Jo Spivey by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-05-30
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a May 30, 1979, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Jo Spivey, Spivey primarily discusses her role as a news reporter in covering the civil rights activities in Greensboro and provides details of activities...
    • 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 Jim Melvin by William Link

    • 1987-11-18
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a November 18, 1987, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Jim Melvin, Melvin primarily discusses the 1969 incident at North Carolina A&T State University and the November 3, 1979, shootings. Other topics...
    • Oral history interview with Arnold Task by Kathleen Hoke

    • 1989-01-25
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a January 25, 1989, oral history interview conducted by Kathleen Hoke with Arnold Task, Task recalls his involvement in the Citizens Review Committee that investigated the 1979 Ku Klux Klan/Communist Workers Party shooting,...
    • Oral history interview with George Evans by William Link

    • 1989-11-03
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a November 3, 1989, oral history interview conducted by William Link with George Evans, Evans describes Greensboro during the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s, especially segregation in medical and transportation facilities. He also...
    • Oral history interview with Joe Mitchell by William Link

    • 1989-09-27
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a September 27, 1989, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Joe Mitchell, Mitchell discusses his childhood and education, and describes race relations in Northampton County. He characterized the national and...
    • 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 Winifred Kuehn, 1999

    • 1999-12-02
    • WV0127 Winifred Taylor Kuehn Papers
    • Primarily documents Winifred E. Kuehn's experiences in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) while stationed in New York City and Wahiawa, Hawaii, during World War II.

      Kuehn discusses her reaction to the...
    • Oral history interview with Walter Burch, 2008

    • 2008-05-07
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Walter “Sticky” Burch, originally from Asheville, North Carolina, spent much of his life serving in the Greensboro Police Department. Burch briefly describes his early life and military service in World War II. After the war, Burch returned...
    • Oral history interview with George Roach by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1978-11-17
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a November 17, 1978, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with George Roach, Roach primarily discusses the aftermath of and his reaction to the sit-in of February 1, 1960, and subsequent demonstrations. He...

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