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    • 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 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 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 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 John Forbis by Mark Dorosin

    • 1988-02-15
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a February 15, 1988, oral history interview conducted by Mark Dorosin with John Forbis, Forbis primarily discusses political events during his tenure as a councilman and mayor, including the transition to a district system of...
    • Oral history interview with David Schenck Jr. by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1981-05-26
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a May 26, 1981, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with David Schenck Jr., Schenck describes his father's role as mayor of Greensboro in ending desegregation demonstrations in 1963 and how it affected his family....
    • 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...
    • Oral History Interview with Otis Hairston Sr. by William Chafe

    • 1977
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This oral history interview conducted by William Chafe circa 1977 with Otis Hairston Sr. documents Hairston's recollections of business desegregation in Greensboro, North Carolina. Of the 1960 sit-ins, he recalls Jibreel Khazan and David Richmond...
    • Oral history interview with Arnold Schiffman Sr. by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-04-11
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an April 11, 1979, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Arnold Schiffman Sr., Schiffman compares details of the sit-ins of 1960 with the demonstrations of 1963 in Greensboro. Specific topics include his...
    • Elam Discusses Racism

    • 1969-10-24
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This October 24, 1969 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reports on a campus leadership seminar featuring Greensboro mayor Jack Elam, who spoke frankly on various aspects of race relations in Greensboro...
    • Oral History Interview with Sol Jacobs by Scott Ellsworth

    • 1977-12
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This oral history interview conducted by Scott Ellsworth circa December, 1977, with Sol Jacobs primarily documents Jacobs' involvement in civil rights efforts in the sixties as the operator of Jay's Deli in Greensboro, North Carolina. Jacobs...
    • Oral History Interview with Joe Knox by William Chafe

    • 1977-06-17
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This June 17, 1977, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Joe Knox primarily documents Knox's recollections of the 1963 protests and race relations in Greensboro while he was a staff writer at the Greensboro Daily News. Topics...
    • Oral History Interview with Cecil Bishop by William Chafe

    • 1977-10-13
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • In this October 13, 1977, interview conducted by William Chafe with Cecil Bishop, Bishop discusses his membership in the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce, the makeup of the chamber, its role in stabilizing Mike Fleming's involvement, and Hal Sieber's...
    • [Letter to Mayor of Kokoma, Indiana]

    • 1980-04-18
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This copy of a April 18, 1980 letter to Stephen Daily, mayor of Kokomo, Indiana, concerns an upcoming march of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) in Kokomo. The letter warns that Kokomo officials will be "held resposnible" for any violence against foes of the...
    • Oral History Interview with Edward Zane by William Chafe

    • 1975
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of an oral history interview conducted by William Chafe circa 1975 with Edward Zane primarily documents Zane's work as the chairman of the Human Relations Committee during the 1960 sit-ins in Greensboro, North Carolina. Topics...
    • Oral history interview with Deborah "Debbie" Kahn Rubin [text/print transcript]

    • 2013-06-11
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Deborah 'Debbie' Kahn Rubin (1942 - ) attended Woman's College of the University of North Carolina from 1960 to 1962 (the institution is now known as The University of North Carolina at Greensboro). She graduated from George Washington University...
    • Oral history interview with Owen Lewis by William Link

    • 1988-11-21
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a November 21, 1988, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Owen Lewis, Lewis compares the differences in segregation, race relations, response to the Brown decision, and civil rights activities between...
    • Jesse Jackson: The condition of Black America

    • 1984-02-06
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • North Carolina A&T State University alumnus Jesse Jackson, then the director of Operation PUSH and a N.C. A&T trustee, offers a question & answer interview to the Greensboro Daily News and discusses contemporary race relations and, in particular,...
    • Oral history interview with Gordon W. Blackwell, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-11-12
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Gordon W. Blackwell (1911-2004) served as chancellor of the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina from 1957-1960. Blackwell describes the building of the faculty of the department of sociology at The University of North Carolina at...
    • [Letter from Burlington Mayor W.L. Beamon to Grimsley Hobbs]

    • 1970-03-19
    • MS416 Grimsley Hobbs Papers
    • In this letter to Guilford College President Grimsley Hobbs, Burlington mayor W.L. Beamon criticizes Guilford College's response to black students' demands in a recent campus protest. These demands include a minimum grade requirement of "C," a...

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