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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...
    • Oral history interview with Donald W. Cameron, 2008

    • 2008-05-23
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Donald Cameron, who was raised in Robbins, North Carolina, moved to Greensboro in 1981. While in Greensboro, Cameron worked as the executive vice president of Guilford Technical Community College (GTCC), and eventually became the president. ...
    • Oral history interview with Victoria Guthrie, 2008

    • 2008-07-08
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Victoria Guthrie was born in Bradford, Pennsylvania. She moved to North Carolina with her husband in the early 1970s so she could complete her undergraduate degree at Guilford College. Guthrie discusses her nearly thirty-year career with the...
    • Oral history interview with Joe Mullin, 2008

    • 2008-05-19
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Joe Mullin, originally a native of Missouri, became an integral figure in Greensboro’s religious and civic community, beginning in the 1970s. Mullin attended Westminster College and Louisville Seminary to become a Presbyterian minister. As a...
    • 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 Mary Montague Watts, 2009 [text/print transcript]

    • 2009-05-27
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection;
    • Mary Montague Watts (1930 - ) graduated in 1953 from Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, with a degree in Primary Education. The interview took place at the Feminist Theory and...
    • Oral history interview with Weezie Glascock, 2008

    • 2008-09-18
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Weezie Glascock grew up in Old Fort, North Carolina, before coming to Greensboro to attend Woman’s College University of North Carolina (WCUNC) in 1958. She relates some of the incidents of the Civil Rights Movement in Greensboro, notably the...
    • 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 Joanne Bluethenthal by William Link

    • 1987-01-20
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a January 20, 1987, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Joanne Bluethenthal, Ms. Bluethenthal primarily discusses her involvement with integration of the Greensboro public school system in 1971, including the...
    • Oral History Interview with George Evans by William Chafe

    • 1975
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This oral history interview conducted by William Chafe circa 1975 with Dr. George Evans primarily documents Dr. Evans' recollection of school desegregation in Greensboro and his time as chairman of the Human Relations Commission during the 1963...
    • [Greensboro Fire Department class of 1961]

    • 1961
    • CC025 T.O. Stokes, Jr,. Collection [Personal Collection]
    • This photograph shows African-American firefighters standing in front of Station 4, located on Gorrell Street in Greensboro. Engine 4 had been relocated to this station in 1964, and although segregated it housed Greensboro's first African-American...
    • Greensboro: Where The Movement Began

    • 1970-06
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this Greensboro Daily News article, Edwin Yoder Jr. reviews Miles Wolff Jr.'s book, Lunch At The Five & 10, about the February 1960 sit-ins at Greensboro's Woolworth store. Yoder begins by discussing the backdrop for the sit-ins, claiming...
    • Greensboro: Where The Movement Began

    • 1970-06
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this Greensboro Daily News article, Edwin Yoder Jr. reviews Miles Wolff Jr.'s book, Lunch At The Five & 10, about the February 1960 sit-ins at Greensboro's Woolworth store. Yoder begins by discussing the backdrop for the sit-ins, claiming...
    • Taking stock of Greensboro's possessions

    • 1955
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This three-page essay or speech, possibly written for newspaper publication or presented at an event, details Greensboro's positive characteristics. Listed are: religious tolerance, interracial cooperation, governmental efficiency, business...
    • Was city progressive? No, says Chafe

    • 1980
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This 1980 Greensboro Record article by Abe Jones reviews historian William Chafe's newly published book about the civil rights movement in Greensboro, Civilities and Civil Rights. Jones writes that Chafe spent eight years researching and writing...
    • Oral History Interview with William Snider by William Chafe

    • 1976-11-09
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of a November 9, 1976, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with William Snider primarily documents Snider's recollection of the 1960 and 1963 sit-ins and school desegregation in Greensboro, North Carolina. Topics...

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