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    • Oral history interview with Linda L. Bray, 2008

    • 2008-10-13
    • WV0432 Linda L. Bray Papers
    • Oral history primarily documents Linda Bray's service in the U.S. Army, particularly as the first woman to lead troops into combat.

      Bray briefly discusses her childhood. She goes on to talk about her reasons for joining the military and her...
    • Oral history interview with Pat Foote, 2006

    • 2006-08-08
    • WV0360 Evelyn Patricia Foote Papers
    • Primarily documents Brig. Gen. Evelyn "Pat" Foote's background; her service with the U.S. Army from 1960 to 1989; her involvement with organizations and committees related to veterans and women in the military in the 1990s; and her work as...
    • Oral History Interview with Michael Weaver by William Chafe

    • 1977-07-06
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of a July 6, 1977, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Michael Weaver primarily documents Mike Weaver's role in Greensboro in desegregated housing opportunities and as a member of the chamber of...
    • Oral history interview with Roy Millikin by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1982-06-07
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a June 7, 1982, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Roy Millikin, Millikin recalls his experience on the Greensboro City Council in the late 1950s and early 1960s, and the various issues they confronted. He...
    • Oral history interview with Juanita Webster, 2000

    • 2000-05-21
    • WV0167 Juanita Webster Papers
    • Interview primarily documents Juanita Webster's service with the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) and her nursing career.

      Pre-service topics include Webster's reasons for becoming a nurse; saving money for nurse's training; her family's life during...
    • 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...
    • 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 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...
    • Oral History Interview with Kay Troxler by William Chafe

    • 1973
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of an oral history conducted by William Chafe circa 1973 with Evelyn Troxler primarily documents Ms. Troxler's involvement in school desegregation in Greensboro in the 1950s and 1960s. Topics include reaction to the Brown v. Board...
    • Oral history interview with McNeill Smith by Kevin Costello

    • 1987-01-03
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a January 3, 1987, oral history interview conducted by Kevin Costello with McNeill Smith, Smith recalls the unique history and race relation of his hometown of Robeson County, NC, and details his work with the United World...
    • Flawed report

    • 1980-10-12
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This October 12, 1980 Greensboro Daily News editorial examines a report by the Human Relations Commission on the violence at the November 3, 1979 Death to the Klan march in Greensboro at which five Communist Workers Party members were killed. The...
    • Oral History Interview with Jennie Parker 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 and with Jennie and Franklin Parker primarily documents the Parkers' involvement in interracial activities and their daughter's friendship with Josephine Boyd....
    • Oral history interview with Irene Parsons, 2005

    • 2005-08-02
    • WV0311 Irene Parsons Papers
    • Primarily documents Irene Adelaide Parsons' service in the U.S. Coast Guard SPARS from 1943 to 1946, and her thirty years of service with the Veterans Administration.

      Parsons discusses her education at Brevard College and Woman's College,...
    • Move forward on race

    • 1987-12-17
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This editorial appeared in the Decemeber 17, 1987, Greensboro News & Record, and comments on the newspaper's four-day series on race relations in Greensboro. The editorial states that racism is still an issue, despite significant progress, and...
    • Oral history interview with Vance H. Chavis by William Link

    • 1988-12-06
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a December 7, 1988, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Vance H. Chavis, Chavis discusses the role of teachers in the black community, and Dudley High School, and the discrepancy between white and black...
    • Oral history interview with Cardes Brown by William Link

    • 1989-02-22
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an February 22, 1989, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Carden Brown, Brown primarily discusses his experiences with segregation as a youth, and general race relations in North Carolina and in Greensboro....
    • State marker for '60 sit-in on commission's agenda

    • 1979-11-15
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this November 15, 1979 Greensboro Record article, Jo Spivey reports on efforts to obtain a North Carolina historical marker at the site of the 1960 Woolworth store sit-ins in Greensboro. Spivey writes that there had been earlier fears that there...
    • [Resolution of the Greensboro Human Relations Commission]

    • 1981-12-14
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This official resolution of the Greensboro Human Relations Commission requests the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate the involvement of the defendants who were acquitted in state court proceedings along with any others who may have been...
    • [Memo from J. Clay Madison to members of the Commission on Religion and Race]

    • 1970-07
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • This memo from J. Clay Madison was sent to members of the Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church's newly formed Commission on Religion and Race. UNCG Chancellor James S. Ferguson served on this commission during the...
    • 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...

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