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    • 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 Lewis A. Brandon III by Justin Payne

    • 2009-02-26
    • Oral History Collection [Brock Museum, Greensboro College]
    • This oral history interview was conducted with Lewis A. Brandon, III on February, 26, 2009 by Greensboro College senior, Justin Payne. The interview covers Brandon's background and his time as a teacher at the J.C. Price School, an historically...
    • Greensboro Blacks Supported Sit-Ins

    • 1980-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this Greensboro Daily News article, staff writer Lindsey Gruson discusses the motivations behind, and effect of, the Greensboro Woolworth store sit-ins of 1960 that set off nonviolent protests across the U.S. Gruson writes that sit-in...
    • Oral history interview with Zelphia Grissett, 2015 [text/print transcript]

    • 2015-06-30
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Dr. Zelphia (Gore) Grissett graduated in 1973 from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) with a degree in history and teacher's certification. She also has master's degrees in secondary social studies and educational administration,...
    • Support Your Fellow Men

    • 1968-02-23
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This February 23, 1968 editorial published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian, calls for support of the protests which had erupted in response to the killing on February 8 of three black college students in Orangeburg, South...
    • Oral History Interview with Cecil Bishop by William Chafe

    • 1977
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This oral history interview circa 1977 conducted by William Chafe with Cecil Bishop primarily documents Bishop's recollections of the 1963 protests in Greensboro, including his ministerial colleagues and allies in Greensboro; the silent march...
    • Oral history interview with Karen Lynn Parker, 2012 [text/print transcript]

    • 2012-12-09
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Karen Lynn Parker (1943- ) attended Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina, from 1961 to 1963. She transferred to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1963 where she majored in...
    • Oral History Interview with Melvin Swann by Michael Sistrom

    • 2007-10-30
    • Oral History Collection [Brock Museum, Greensboro College]
    • This oral history interview was conducted with Melvin Swann on October 30, 2007 by Greensboro College Associate Professor of History, Dr. Michael P. Sistrom. The interview largely covers Swann's experiences as a teacher at the J.C. Price School, an...
    • Richmond Is Scene of Negro Protests

    • 1960-02-21
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 21, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-1. The article reports on sit-in protests in Richmond, VA by students. Other news includes a halt in picketing outside of the S.H. Kress store in...
    • [Notes on interview with Otis Hairston Sr. by William H. Chafe]

    • 1972-07-17
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This is a four-page, typed set of notes by William Chafe based on an July 17, 1971, oral history interview with Otis Hairston Sr. Shorthand is used throughout, including "OH" for "Otis Hairston," and "GB" for "Greensboro." Chafe notes that Hairston...
    • Oral History Interview with Otis Hairston Sr. by William Chafe

    • 1977
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This oral history interview conducted by William Chafe circa 1977 with Otis Hairston Sr. documents Hairston's recollections of business desegregation in Greensboro, North Carolina. Of the 1960 sit-ins, he recalls Jibreel Khazan and David Richmond...
    • 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...
    • Oral history interview with Herman G. Enochs by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1980
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an oral history interview conducted circa 1980 by Eugene Pfaff with Herman G. Enochs, Enochs describes the effects of mass arrests in spring 1963 on the local judicial system. He discusses efforts to speed the judicial...
    • Oral history interview with Melinda Dean Pennix, 2015 [text/print transcript]

    • 2015-06-15
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Melinda Dean Pennix (1951-) is a native of Greensboro, North Carolina, and attended Bluford Elementary, Lincoln Junior High, and Dudley Senior High School. Pennix attended UNCG from 1968-1973 and afterwards had a career in the Postal Service. This...
    • Oral history interview with Marian K. Solleder, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-12-11
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Marian K. Solleder (1926- ) began her career at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), formerly the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, as associate professor in the Department of Public Health Education in 1966....
    • Oral history interview with Irma Jean Brooks, 2006

    • 2006-04-19
    • WV0347 Irma Jean Brooks Papers
    • Primarily documents Irma Jean Brooks's twenty-year career in the U.S. Navy in personnel and administration.

      Brooks talks briefly about her youth and education, including her father's work at the Hanford Engineer Works in Washington during...
    • Oral history interview with Carol Nachtrab, 2008

    • 2008-02-26
    • WV0404 Carol Nachtrab Papers
    • Documents Carol Nachtrab's service in the Army Nurse Corps during the Vietnam War.

      Nachtrab briefly discusses her education and nurses' training, including being removed from the Toledo Hospital program. She briefly talks about her...
    • Day the National Guard Swept A&T's Scott Hall

    • 1979-05-20
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this May 20, 1979 Greensboro Daily News article, David Newton recalls the National Guard raid on Scott Hall on the North Carolina A&T State University (A&T) campus during protests in 1969. Newton writes of the death of student Willie Grimes...
    • [Telephone call notes regarding student protests]

    • 1963-05-16
    • UA42.1 Vice Chancellor for Division of Student Affairs Records
    • These May 16, 1963 handwritten notes refer to a phone call apparently received by Woman's College of the University of North Carolina Dean of Students Katherine Taylor from a local resident protesting student involvement in organized racial...

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