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    • Oral History Interview with Willa Player by William Chafe

    • 1977-12-12
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This December 12, 1977, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Willa Player primarily documents Ms. Player's recollections during her presidency of Bennett College from 1956 to 1966. Player describes how Dr. David Jones' leadership,...
    • 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 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...
    • [Willa Walker Bean, portrait photo, circa 1954]

    • 1944
    • WV0491 Willa Walker Bean Papers
    • Willa Walker wears the postwar blue outdoor uniform. On her lapel is the standard Navy Nurse Corps Insignia. She appears to have on a WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Serviceā€”U.S.Navy) officer's cap which may be out of regulation.
    • [Willa Bean and a unidentified U.S. Navy solider]

    • Undated
    • WV0491 Willa Walker Bean Papers
    • Willa Bean wears the navy blue service and dress uniform and black oxford shoes. The patch located on her right arm, mid-shoulder, indicates the rank of third class petty officer. The man in the photo has on the dark blue dress uniform of the U.S....
    • Oral History Interview with Edwin Edmonds by William Chafe

    • 1975
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This oral history interview conducted by William Chafe circa 1975 with Edwin Edmonds primarily documents Edmonds' civil rights activities while at Bennett College and as president of the Greensboro NAACP. He recalls Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s...
    • Oral History Interview with A. Knighton "Tony" Stanley by William Chafe

    • 1977-10-13
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of an October 13, 1977, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with A. Knighton "Tony" Stanley primarily documents Stanley's involvement in the civil rights movement in Greensboro, particularly during the 1963 sit-ins....
    • [Willa Player innauguration scrapbook]

    • 1956
    • Bennett College Scrapbook Collection
    • This scrapbook by Willa B. Player is a collection of congratulatory letters and certificates commemorating her appointment as the new president of Bennett College in 1956. These letters were sent from a few international ambassadors as well as the...
    • [Willa Player innauguration program]

    • 1956-10-14
    • Bennett College Archives
    • Inauguration program with many speeches welcoming and congratulating Dr. Willa B. Player to her new position at Bennett College. Includes a list of representatives attending the ceremony who represented many prestigious colleges and universities.
    • Oral history interview with Willa Neal Cline, 2015 [full audio recording]

    • 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 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 William Jackson by William Chafe

    • 1977-07-12
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This July 12, 1977, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with William Jackson documents Jackson's participation in and recollections of significant local civil rights demonstrations in the 1960s as a captain in the Greensboro Police...
    • Oral History Interview with William Thomas Jr. by William Chafe

    • 1975
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of an oral history interview by William Chafe circa 1975 with William Thomas Jr. primarily documents Thomas' involvement in the 1963 demonstrations in Greensboro, North Carolina. Topics include Dr. Willa Player and the Bennett...

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