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    • Whites: "I Wasn't Prejudiced Before"

    • 1974-04-14
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In response to a March 8, 1974 racial disturbance at recently-integrated Grimsley High School in Greensboro, this unidentified Greensboro News & Record reporter interviewed white students for their perspectives on race relations at the school. The...
    • Oral history interview with Edward Zane by William Link

    • 1987-02-13
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a February 13, 1987, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Alvin Thomas, Zane recalls the environment for blacks in Greensboro and the results of desegregation of schools and facilities. He discusses the...
    • Oral history interview with Lois Lucas Williams by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1980-12-27
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a December 27, 1980, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Lois Lucas Williams, Ms. Williams discusses the formation of CORE, its leaders, planning and strategy sessions, and her role in the organization as...
    • Oral history interview with Ralph Wooden by William Link

    • 1989-02-10
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • This transcript of a February 10, 1989, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Ralph Wooden, Wooden describes his experiences as an African-American in the Army Air Corps during World War II. He also recalls the political struggles...
    • Oral History Interview with Louise Smith by William Chafe

    • 1973-02-09
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This February 9, 1973, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Louise Smith primarily documents Ms. Smith's involvement in school desegregation in Greensboro, North Carolina. Topics include her expectations for school desegregation;...
    • 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....
    • 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 Frank O. Sherrill Jr. by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1980
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an oral history interview conducted circa 1980 by Eugene Pfaff with Frank O. Sherrill Jr., Sherrill primarily recalls the demonstrations and pickets that took place outside of the S&W Cafeteria and the effect it had on the...
    • Oral history interview with Jim M. Lancaster, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-02-07
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • James M. Lancaster (1950- ) received his undergraduate degree in 1972, his master's degree in 1974 and his doctoral degree in 1985, all from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). He was hired as assistant dean of students in 1974...
    • Oral history interview with Geneva Tisdale by Jim Schlosser

    • 1998
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an oral history interview conducted circa 1998 by Jim Schlosser with Geneva Tisdale, Tisdale recalls the February 1, 1960, sit-in, the larger crowds during the following days, and the eventual shut down of the counter. She...
    • Panel: Racism Polarizes City

    • 1980-11-06
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this November 6, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article, Lindsey Gruson discusses the report Black/White Perception released by the North Carolina Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. The committee released and discussed the...
    • Regression to racism

    • 1989-08-17
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • The August 17, 1989 editorial from the Greensboro News & Record concerns a National Research Council report entitled A Common Destiny: Blacks and American Society which found that the progress of the civil rights movement had fallen off since 1970,...
    • Oral history interview with Beatrice M. Folger by Kevin Costello

    • 1986-12-05
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a December 5, 1986, oral history interview conducted by Kevin Costello with Beatrice M. Folger, Ms. Folger primarily discusses her involvement with the YWCA and other integrated groups in the 1950s and 1960s. She describes...
    • Job opportunities for Blacks

    • 1976-10-12
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This October 12, 1976 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reports on contemporary job opportunities for blacks and as such provides an example of the cultural climate for African American students at the...
    • Civil Rights: Forward and Onward

    • 1980-02-02
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 2, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article, Kenneth Campbell discusses the opinions of Jibreel Khazan (Ezell Blair Jr.), Joseph McNeil, Franklin McCain, and David Richmond on the current state of civil rights. Richmond believes new...
    • Blacks, Young Becoming Church Leaders, Group Told

    • 1970-11-23
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this November 23, 1970 Greensboro Daily News article, Harvey Harris reports on the increased involvement of blacks and youths in church leadership. Dr. Robert V. Moss Jr., president of the United Church of Christ, says that the involvement of...
    • Oral History Interview with Vance Chavis by William Chafe

    • 1973-05-28
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This May 28, 1973, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Vance Chavis primarily documents Chavis' recollections of equal rights activism in Greensboro, North Carolina. Chavis provides his views on the progression in rights for...
    • 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,...

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