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  • Description: civic
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    • Oral history interview with Charles L. Weill, 2007

    • 2007-11-26
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Charles Weill was born and raised in Greensboro, North Carolina. He recounts his childhood during the Great Depression and its major impact on the city. Weill talks about his participation in the development of Greensboro, particularly the...
    • Oral History Interview with Al Lineberry by William Chafe

    • 1974-12-17
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This December 17, 1974, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Al Lineberry primarily documents Lineberry's activities on the Greensboro school board and Chamber of Commerce during the controversy over school integration in the late...
    • 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 Vickie Kilimanjaro, 2008

    • 2008-04-04
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Vickie Kilimanjaro was born in Enfield, North Carolina, and attended North Carolina College (now North Carolina Central University) in Durham. Kilimanjaro married and moved to Greensboro in 1956. She discusses her career in library science, her...
    • Oral History Interview with Carolyn Allen by William Chafe

    • 1975
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • In this oral history interview, circa 1975, conducted by William Chafe, Carolyn Allen primarily discusses Greensboro civic organizations, and particularly the YWCA, addressing racial issues. Topics include the involvement of the academic community...
    • Oral History Interview with Kay Troxler by William Chafe

    • 1973-06-06
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of a June 6, 1973, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Kay Troxler primarily documents Ms. Troxler's memories of school desegregation and integration in Greensboro in the 1960s and early 1970s. Troxler mainly...
    • Oral history interview with Joseph Asher by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1982-04-22
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an April 22, 1982, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Rabbi Joseph Asher, Rabbi Asher discusses some events that influenced his involvement in the civil rights movement in Greensboro, including the...
    • 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...
    • Oral history interview with Willam A. Lambert, 2007

    • 2007-11-28
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • William Lambert was born and raised in Greensboro, North Carolina. He recounts his childhood in Greensboro, as well as the changes and modernization of the city. Lambert also provides details regarding his family life as well as prominent...
    • Oral history interview with Jeanne Tannenbaum, 2008

    • 2008-10-24
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Jeanne Tannenbaum was born in Alexandria, Louisiana, but moved to Greensboro, North Carolina, when she was four. She describes the integration of her high school during her sophomore year, as well as some of the major events of the Civil Rights...
    • Oral history interview with Lucile Griffin Leonard, 1999

    • 1999-01-29
    • WV0028 Lucile Griffin Leonard Papers
    • Chiefly documents Lucile Griffin Leonard's education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) in the late 1930s and early 1940s and her service as a hospital dietitian with the...
    • [Notes on Joan Bluethenthal papers (set 2)]

    • 1979
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • These twenty-one pages of typescript notes are based on historian William Chafe's examination of the personal files of Joan Bluethenthal, as well as conversations with her at her home in Greensboro in the late 1970s. The notes mostly concern...
    • [Speech by Benjamin L. Smith to the Greensboro Men's Civic Club]

    • 1957-11-21
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This typescript copy of a speech given by Benjamin L. Smith to the Greensboro Men's Civic Club discusses Smith's efforts for school desegregation, and requests for support of a upcoming bond referendum. Smith states that he wants to provide "equal...
    • Oral history interview with Wade Phillps, 2010

    • 2010-01-20
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Wade Phillips was born in Greensboro, North Carolina where he has spent most of his life. Phillips describes his childhood in the city, noting the difficulties caused by the Great Depression. He also discusses his father’s career with Woman’s...
    • Oral history interview with Stephen Cobb, 2010

    • 2010-09-28
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Dr. Stephen Cobb has spent the majority of his life in the Greensboro, North Carolina, area. Cobb recounts his childhood on a farm and his pursuit of a college education. He describes his undergraduate life at North Carolina State University and...
    • 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...
    • Unfinished business

    • 1980-10-14
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This October 14, 1980 Greensboro Daily News editorial discusses the community response almost one year after the violence at the Death to the Klan march on November 3, 1979, at which five Communist Workers Party members were killed. The author...
    • Do the right thing

    • 1990-08-26
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by Franklin McCain, one of the four original participants in the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins, appeared in the August 26, 1990, Greensboro News & Record, and focuses discriminatory practices within private clubs in the south. McCain cites a...
    • High Point Quiet; Truce Is Called

    • 1960-02-19
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 19, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-14. The article reports on the sit-in protest hiatus of High Point high school students while civic leaders form a committee and negotiate.
    • [Parents and newborn]

    • 1948-03-05
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • March 5, 1948. Emily Harris Preyer and her husband, L. Richardson (Rich) Preyer, pose with their newborn son Richardson Preyer Jr. at Sternberger Hospital. The hospital was located in the old Emanuel Sternberger Mansion on Summit Avenue until it...

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