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  • : Greensboro (N.C.) -- Race relations
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    • 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 Hobart Jarrett by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1980
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an oral history interview conducted circa 1980 by Eugene Pfaff with Hobart Jarrett, Jarrett primarily describes the efforts to desegregate the Woolworth's lunch counter and Meyer's Tea Room in Greensboro in the early 1960s. He...
    • Oral History Interview with Ike English by William Chafe

    • 1975
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This oral history interview conducted by William Chafe circa 1975 with Ike English primarily documents English's memories of race relations in Greensboro, North Carolina, during the late 1950s and 1960s. Of particular interest is English's...
    • Oral History Interview with Tartt Bell by William Chafe

    • 1977-10-13
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This October 13, 1977, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe primarily documents Tartt Bell's work with the American Friends Service Committee toward desegregation of businesses and schools.

      Bell discusses moving to Greensboro to...
    • Oral History Interview with Mary Taft Smith by William Chafe

    • 1973-07-11
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of a July 11, 1973, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Mary Taft Smith primarily documents Ms. Smith's opinions of desegregation and participation in interracial activities in Greensboro. Topics include her...
    • Oral History Interview with John and Betsy Taylor by William Chafe

    • 1973-07-07
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of a July 7, 1973, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with John and Betsy Taylor primarily documents Mrs. Taylors' work with the YWCA and Mr. Taylor's work with the Greensboro Community Fellowship during the...
    • Meakins Discusses Integration

    • 1967-12-08
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This December 8, 1967 article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian, summarizes an informal discussion held by the head of the school Department of Education and Teacher Training, in which he reported on a conference...
    • Current Opinion

    • 1954-12-03
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • Written on the heels of the US Supreme Court decision in Brown v. the Board of Education, this December 3, 1954 op-ed article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian, reflects the opinions of Greensboro College students...
    • Oral History Interview with Sol Jacobs by Scott Ellsworth

    • 1977-12
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This oral history interview conducted by Scott Ellsworth circa December, 1977, with Sol Jacobs primarily documents Jacobs' involvement in civil rights efforts in the sixties as the operator of Jay's Deli in Greensboro, North Carolina. Jacobs...
    • 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 Nelson Johnson by William Chafe

    • 1979-01
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This oral history interview conducted by William Chafe circa January, 1979, with Nelson Johnson primarily documents Johnson's opinions on the education system, the 1969 A&T/Dudley protest and the change in activist movements since the sixties....
    • Oral History Interview with Hal Sieber by William Chafe

    • 1974-11-08
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of a November 8, 1974, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Hal Sieber primarily documents Sieber's work for the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce in the sixties, specifically with the sensitivity sessions, Community...
    • Oral history interview with Cecil Bishop by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1985-02-05
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a February 5, 1985, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Cecil Bishop, Bishop discusses his impressions of Greensboro, his work with students and local organizations, and the communication between the black...
    • Oral history interview with George Evans by William Link

    • 1989-11-03
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a November 3, 1989, oral history interview conducted by William Link with George Evans, Evans describes Greensboro during the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s, especially segregation in medical and transportation facilities. He also...
    • Oral History Interview with Warren Ashby by William Chafe

    • 1974-10-03
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of an October 3, 1974, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Warren Ashby primarily documents Ashby's membership with the Greensboro Community Fellowship and recollections of racial activism in the...
    • George Simkins: a lifetime struggling for civil rights

    • 1990-02-04
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This circa February 4, 1990, article from the Greensboro News & Record, profiles George Simkins, former president of the Greensboro chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). In a first-person narrative,...
    • Greensboro Chamber Fights Racial Bias

    • 1970-02-07
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 7, 1970 Charlotte Observer article, Paul Clancy focuses on the role of the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce in improving race relations in the city. Chamber Vice President William Little says "the time has come to recognize that...
    • Oral History Interview with Carolyn Mark by William Chafe

    • 1974-10-10
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of an October 10, 1974, interview conducted by William Chafe with Carolyn Mark primarily documents Ms. Mark's recollections as a student at North Carolina A&T State University and as an employee of the Greensboro Chamber of...
    • Oral History Interview with Tom Bailey by William Chafe

    • 1977-07-09
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • In this July 9, 1979, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe, Tom Bailey recalls his involvement in community organizing in the Piedmont Triad area through YES (Youth Education Services), OEO (Office of Economic Opportunity), and GAPP...
    • 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...

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