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    • Oral History Interview with Sarah Mendenhall Brown by William Chafe

    • 1974-07-14
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This July 14, 1974, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Sarah Mendenhall Brown covers Ms. Brown's recollections of school desegregation while she was a member of the Greensboro School Board in the 1950s. Brown describes the...
    • Oral History Interview with Louise Smith by William Chafe

    • 1973-02-09
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This February 9, 1973, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Louise Smith primarily documents Ms. Smith's involvement in school desegregation in Greensboro, North Carolina. Topics include her expectations for school desegregation;...
    • History of Greensboro v. Civil Rights

    • 1980-02-10
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 10, 1980 Greensboro Daily News column, editor William Snider reviews historian William Chafe's book Civilities and Civil Rights which focuses on school and business desegregation in Greensboro. Snider disagrees with Chafe's...
    • Racial Barriers Fall

    • 1971-05-29
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this May 29, 1971 Greensboro Daily News article, Joe Knox chronicles the efforts to desegregate Greensboro businesses starting with sit-ins at the Greensboro Woolworth lunch counter by four North Carolina A&T State University (A&T) students in...
    • 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...
    • Sit-Ins' Silver Day: A look at the lessons 25 years later

    • 1985-01-18
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article was published in the biweekly North Carolina Independent in commemoration of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Greensboro sit-ins at Woolworth's. Written by Duke University historian, William Chafe, the article provide historical...
    • 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...
    • 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 William Snider by William Chafe

    • 1976-11-09
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of a November 9, 1976, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with William Snider primarily documents Snider's recollection of the 1960 and 1963 sit-ins and school desegregation in Greensboro, North Carolina. Topics...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Oral history interview with Angeline and S. C. Smith by Kathleen Hoke

    • 1989-09-28
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a September 28, 1989, interview conducted by Kathleen Hoke with Angeline and S. C. Smith, Ms. Smith reads a speech she presented at the Greensboro Historical Museum concerning her experiences with and struggles against...
    • Television Gave Impetus to Movement

    • 1980-01-27
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This January 27, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article was published on the eve of the twentieth anniversary of the 1960 sit-ins at the Greensboro Woolworth lunch counter. The article chronicles numerous civil rights struggles in Greensboro in the...
    • [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...
    • [Notes on news articles about desegregation in Greensboro, by William H. Chafe]

    • 1977
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This document consists of two pages of typed notes assembled by William Chafe circa 1977 on news articles about Greensboro desegregation. Article topics include Robert Ford's hiring of black machinists; desegregated North Carolina business; Tartt...
    • Oral History Interview with Hobart Jarrett by William Chafe

    • 1975
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This history interview conducted by William Chafe circa 1975 with Hobart Jarrett primarily documents Jarrett's involvement in Greensboro business desegregation in the 1960s.

      Jarrett describes at length his background, education, and...
    • 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 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...

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