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    • Oral history interview with Ellen Peebles, 2010

    • 2010-10-20
    • WV0502 Ellen R. Peebles Oral History
    • Ellen Peebles speaks of her early life, education, military service, and retirement from military service.

      Peebles discusses her experiences in the Military Police Corps, her various duty stations, her deployments, the experience of being a...
    • Oral history interview with William H. Jackson by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-05-18
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • Captain Jackson recalls leading a special police force charged with maintaining peace during the 1963 demonstrations. He describes the various activities that occurred during that time and the measures he and his men took to keep order. Various...
    • Oral history interview with Furman Melton Jr. by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-04-12
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an April 12, 1979, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Furman Melton Jr., Melton describes his experiences as a member of a special police unit assigned to the demonstrations in 1963, including the duties of...
    • Oral history interview with Walter Burch, 2008

    • 2008-05-07
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Walter “Sticky” Burch, originally from Asheville, North Carolina, spent much of his life serving in the Greensboro Police Department. Burch briefly describes his early life and military service in World War II. After the war, Burch returned...
    • Oral history interview with George Leverett by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-04-30
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an April 30, 1979, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with George Leverett, Leverett discusses his role as police officer during the early 1960s in High Point. He explains the tactics of demonstrators and the...
    • 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 William H. Jackson by Glen Jordan

    • 1988-02-25
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a August 12, 1982, oral history interview conducted by Glen Jordan with William H. Jackson, Jackson primarily discusses race relations in Greensboro and his experiences as a police officer in the city, including the 1960...
    • 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 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 Dorothy H. Jordan, 1999

    • 1999-05-03
    • WV0073 Dorothy H. Jordan Papers
    • Primarily documents Dorothy H. Jordan's early life in New York; her service in the Women's Army Corps, especially her military police (MP) duty at Fort Oglethorpe, and the effects of her disabling skin condition.


      Jordan details playing...
    • Oral history interview with George Roach by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1978-11-17
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a November 17, 1978, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with George Roach, Roach primarily discusses the aftermath of and his reaction to the sit-in of February 1, 1960, and subsequent demonstrations. He...
    • Dawson Tells Of His Role Under Oath

    • 1982-07-16
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This July 16, 1982, article by Larry King of the Greensboro Daily News reports on testimony by police informant Edward Dawson before a federal grand jury investigating possible civil rights violations related to the murders of five Communist...
    • Oral history interview with Pat Patterson by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-07-17
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a July 17, 1979, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Pat Patterson, Patterson describes how the first sit-ins occurred, events that led up to the formation of the Greensboro CORE chapter, and the key players...
    • Oral history interview with Mildred Curtis Scott, 1999

    • 1999-06-11
    • WV0092 Mildred Curtis Scott Papers
    • Primarily documents Mildred Curtis early life in North Carolina and her experiences in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) Military Police (MP) from 1943 to 1946.


      Scott discusses working on her family's farm and in factories; hearing about...
    • Oral History Interview with Lewis Brandon III by William Chafe

    • 1978-07
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This July 1978 interview conducted by William Chafe with Lewis Brandon III primarily documents Brandon's involvement in, and the activities of organizations including GUTS (Greensboro United Tutorial Service), YES (Youth Educational Service), OEO...
    • Oral history interview with Clyde Marsh by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-04-13
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an April 13, 1979, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Clyde Marsh, Marsh discusses the behavior of demonstrators and counter-demonstrators at S&W Cafteria in 1963, the May, 1969, riot at NC A&T, and the...
    • Oral history interview with Otis L. Hairston Sr. by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-06-01
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a June 1, 1979, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Otis L. Hairston Sr., Hairston discusses his involvement in the civil rights movement in Greensboro, North Carolina. This primarily includes his involvement...
    • Oral History Interview with Joe Knox by William Chafe

    • 1977-06-17
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This June 17, 1977, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Joe Knox primarily documents Knox's recollections of the 1963 protests and race relations in Greensboro while he was a staff writer at the Greensboro Daily News. Topics...
    • Basic operational plan: Commemoration of first sit-In

    • 1980-02
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This twenty four-page document was produced by the Greensboro Police Department in preparation for several upcoming events celebrating the twentieth anniversary of the Woolworth lunch counter sit ins. The police department�s operational plans...
    • Lawmen tied to Klan in Communists' protest

    • 1981-10-02
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This October 2, 1981 article by Wendell L. Rawls Jr. of The New York Times discusses findings by the Institution for Southern Studies that there was an alliance between law enforcement officers and the defendants in the murder case regarding the...

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