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    • Oral history interview with Mary Wright, 2015 [text/print transcript]

    • 2015-07-14
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Mary Wright (1952- ) was born in Duplin County, North Carolina. Wright attended UNCG from 1970-1973, graduating in three years. She majored in political science. Afterwards she attended George Washington University Law School in Washington, D.C.,...
    • Oral history interview with Yvonne Cheek, 2012 [text/print transcript]

    • 2012-09-24
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Yvonne Cheek (1945 - ) graduated in 1967 from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) with a degree in music education. She also holds a Master's from UNCG and a PhD from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Cheek talks...
    • 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...
    • [Affidavit for reassignment of African American students to all-white schools]

    • 1957-08-28
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This six-page affidavit pertains to the reassignment of six African American students to all-white schools Gillespie Elementary School and Greensboro Senior High in 1957, documenting Greensboro's first sucessful attempt at desegregating it's public...
    • Homecoming Slated As Smash Weekend

    • 1966-10-21
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this October 21, 1966 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reporter Cheryl Sprinkle detailed the events of the upcoming Homecoming Weekend including three popular singing groups: the all-white group The...
    • [Letter from Benjamin L. Smith to Mrs. E. C. Brooks]

    • 1958-01-13
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This January 13, 1958 letter from Benjamin L. Smith to Mrs. E. C. Brooks thanks Brooks for her letter of encouragement during the desegregation of two all-white schools in Greensboro in 1957. Smith writes of harassment from some white citizens as...
    • Fond Memories and Praise for "Dean Gibbs"

    • 1979-04-08
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this April 8, 1979 Greensboro Daily News article, Greg Lewis reports on a celebration in honor of Dr. Warmoth Gibbs, former North Carolina A&T State University (A&T) president, on his eighty-seventh birthday. Gibbs was president of A&T at the...
    • Wlll Greensboro now accept the test of change?

    • 1971-05-20
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this May 20, 1971 guest column, Peter Robinson, then rector of St. Francis Episcopal Church, challenges Greensboro to overcome the paranoia associated with integration of the public schools. Robinson credits the city's school board and the...
    • Many Blacks Are Bitter About Busing

    • 1974
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • Greensboro Daily News reporter Joe McNulty spent three weeks interviewing black students and employees at Grimsley High School, a formerly all-white high school that had just been integrated, in preparation for this article. The article reports...
    • Desegregation, Greensboro Public Schools, Greensboro, NC

    • 1958
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This circa 1958 speech by Greensboro City Schools Superintendent Benjamin L. Smith details school desegregation in Greensboro, North Carolina. Smith writes about the initial changes the Greensboro school board made to their policies following Brown...
    • [Notes on interview with Dr. George and Anna Simkins by William H. Chafe]

    • 1972-07-19
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This is a four-page, typed set of notes by William Chafe on a July 19, 1972, interview with Dr. George and Anna Simkin. Shorthand is used throughout, including "GB" for "Greensboro." Chafe notes that the Simkins discussed their childhoods and...
    • Statement to principals and supervisors

    • 1957-08-23
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This August 23, 1957 policy statement was prepared by Superintendent Benjamin L. Smith for distribution to principals and supervisors in the Greensboro City School System. Smith clarifies the role of the superintendent in relation to the school...
    • Story of desegregation in Greensboro, NC

    • 1959-03-05
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This transcript of a statement made by Greensboro school Superintendent Benjamin L. Smith to the U.S. Civil Rights Commission in Nashville, Tennessee, on March 5, 1959, tells the history of school desegregation in Greensboro, North Carolina. Smith...
    • Oral History Interview with David Morehead by William Chafe

    • 1974-12-19
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of a December 19, 1975, interview conducted by William Chafe with David Morehead primarily documents Morehead's role at the Hayes-Taylor YMCA in Greensboro, North Carolina, and his involvement in the civil rights movement. Topics...
    • Oral history interview with Robert L. Glenn by William Link

    • 1987-04-16
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an April 16, 1987, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Robert L. Glenn, Glenn describes his years as assistant principal and principal at Grimsley High School and his experiences during school desegregation...
    • Oral history interview with Betty and Jake Hill by William Link

    • 1988-11-07
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a November 7, 1988, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Betty and Jake Hill, the Hills describe discrepancies between all-white and all-black schools, including allocation of funds, materials, and equipment....
    • Oral history interview with Terry Ward Cockerham, 2011 [text/print transcript]

    • 2011-09-29
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Terry Ward Cockerham (1947- ) graduated from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) in 1969 with a Bachelor's in Economics and Business Administration. Cockerham recalls growing up in Lake Waccamaw, North Carolina, where she attended...

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