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    • [William Henry Chafe]

    • 1980
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • This is a photpgraph of Dr. William H. Chafe of Duke University, author of the book Civilities and Civil Rights. Chafe completed extensive research on the civil rights movement in Greensboro and recorded numerous oral history interviews with...
    • Oral History Interview with George Evans by William Chafe

    • 1975
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This oral history interview conducted by William Chafe circa 1975 with Dr. George Evans primarily documents Dr. Evans' recollection of school desegregation in Greensboro and his time as chairman of the Human Relations Commission during the 1963...
    • [Racial Balance Busing]

    • 1971-10
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This handwritten letter to the editor by Clarence "Curly" Harris was written in response to an October 3, 1971 editorial in the Durham Morning Herald, entitled "Folly of Racial Balance Busing." In this letter, Harris expresses his agreement with...
    • Strife at High School Leaves Scars: Many Blacks Don't Like Busing Either

    • 1974-04-14
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This April 14, 1974 Greensboro Daily News article quotes African American students about their experiences at the recently-integrated Grimsley High School. Many of these students, who were a small minority at Grimsley, longed to attend a school...
    • Wlll Greensboro now accept the test of change?

    • 1971-05-20
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this May 20, 1971 guest column, Peter Robinson, then rector of St. Francis Episcopal Church, challenges Greensboro to overcome the paranoia associated with integration of the public schools. Robinson credits the city's school board and the...
    • Many Blacks Are Bitter About Busing

    • 1974
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • Greensboro Daily News reporter Joe McNulty spent three weeks interviewing black students and employees at Grimsley High School, a formerly all-white high school that had just been integrated, in preparation for this article. The article reports...
    • What Is Color of School Disruption?

    • 1974-04-14
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This April 14, 1974 Greensboro Daily News article was written in response to the March 8, 1974 disruption at the recently-integrated Grimsley High School in Greensboro where about 75 African American students were involved in a racially motivated...
    • Whites: "I Wasn't Prejudiced Before"

    • 1974-04-14
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In response to a March 8, 1974 racial disturbance at recently-integrated Grimsley High School in Greensboro, this unidentified Greensboro News & Record reporter interviewed white students for their perspectives on race relations at the school. The...
    • Oral history interview with Robert A. Clendenin by William Link

    • 1988-11-02
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a November 2, 1988, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Robert A. Clendenin, Clendenin recalls Greensboro school desegregation in the early 1970s, including tactics to maintain order, the advantages and...
    • Oral history interview with Rosemary Roberts Yardley by Kathleen Hoke

    • 1990-05-25
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a May 25, 1990, oral history interview conducted by Kathleen Hoke with Rosemary Roberts Yardley, Ms. Yardley primarily discusses Greensboro school integration in 1971, including her son's experiences at a formerly black...
    • Oral history interview with Mel Swann by William Link

    • 1988-09-21
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a September 21, 1988, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Mel Swan, Swann discusses his early education abroad and at St. Emma Military Academy, and his career as a teacher, coach, and principal at J. C....
    • 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 Owen Lewis by William Link

    • 1988-12-05
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a December 5, 1988, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Owen Lewis, Lewis provides insights into the pressures on Greensboro to desegregate the schools and the actions of superintendents and boards to design...
    • Oral history interview with Katie Dorsett by Kathleen Hoke

    • 1990-05-30
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a May 30, 1990, oral history interview conducted by Kathleen Hoke with Katie Dorsett, Ms. Dorsett primarily discusses her experiences while at North Carolina A&T State University, including the racial and socioeconomic...
    • 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...
    • [Notes on Joan Bluethenthal papers (set 1)]

    • 1979
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • These thirteen pages of typescript notes are based on historian William Chafe's examination of the personal files of Joanne Bluethenthal, as well as conversations with her at her home in Greensboro in the late 1970s. The notes mostly concern...
    • 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 Joanne Bluethenthal by William Chafe

    • 1977-07-13
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This July 13, 1977, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Joanne Bluethenthal primarily documents Ms. Bluethenthal's involvement in school integration in Greensboro, North Carolina.

      Bluethenthal gives her first impressions...
    • 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...

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