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    • Oral history interview with Carson Bain by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1977-06-30
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a June 30, 1977, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Carson Bain, Bain primarily discusses political and social issues in Greensboro, including bond issues, construction and renovation of the coliseum, ward...
    • 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...
    • Racial tensions on rise, clergy say

    • 1969-11-18
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by Susan Sawyers from the November 18, 1989, Greensboro News & Record, reports on the work of a clergy task force on race relations. The task force included longtime activist Nelson Johnson and Barbara Dua of The University of North...
    • 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,...
    • No One Voice Speaks for Black Greensboro

    • 1980-11-26
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this November 26, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article, Scott Shane reports on the existence of "two worlds" in Greensboro, one black and one white. Shane writes that many black citizens feel Greensboro continues to be run by a few large...
    • Remembering the Sit-In

    • 1989-09-17
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This September 17, 1989 article published in the Greensboro News & Record outlines the work of local organization, the February One Society, who was planning for the anniversary celebration of the sit-ins that happened at the Greensboro Woolworth...
    • Oral history interview with Joseph Asher by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1982-04-22
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an April 22, 1982, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Rabbi Joseph Asher, Rabbi Asher discusses some events that influenced his involvement in the civil rights movement in Greensboro, including the...
    • Oral history interview with Owen Lewis by William Link

    • 1988-11-21
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a November 21, 1988, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Owen Lewis, Lewis compares the differences in segregation, race relations, response to the Brown decision, and civil rights activities between...
    • BSC Supports Strike

    • 1970-12-04
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This December 4, 1970 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reports on the college's Black Student Coalition's efforts to raise awareness about the work conditions of blind workers, approximately half of...
    • 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...
    • Colleges celebrate black history

    • 1984-01-29
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • These announcements of Black History Month events and speaking engagements sponsored by colleges in Greensboro in 1984 were published in the Greensboro Daily News on January 30, 1984. The highlighted event was a collaborative effort by most of the...
    • 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...
    • [Helen Ashby]

    • 1960
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • This is a photographic portrait of Helen Ashby. Ashby was assistant director for the Institute for Child and Family Development at Woman's College of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (now The University of North Carolina at...
    • [Memo from J. Clay Madison to members of the Commission on Religion and Race]

    • 1970-07
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • This memo from J. Clay Madison was sent to members of the Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church's newly formed Commission on Religion and Race. UNCG Chancellor James S. Ferguson served on this commission during the...
    • [Notes on interview with D. Edward Hudgins by William H. Chafe]

    • 1972-07-06
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This is a six-page, typed set of notes by William Chafe from a July 6, 1972, interview with D. Edward Hudgins. Shorthand is used throughout, including "GB" for "Greensboro." Chafe notes that Hudgins discussed the Greensboro Board of Education's...
    • [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...
    • [Notes on Joan Bluethenthal papers (set 2)]

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

    • 1955
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This three-page essay or speech, possibly written for newspaper publication or presented at an event, details Greensboro's positive characteristics. Listed are: religious tolerance, interracial cooperation, governmental efficiency, business...
    • Oral History Interview with Edwin Edmonds by William Chafe

    • 1975
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This oral history interview conducted by William Chafe circa 1975 with Edwin Edmonds primarily documents Edmonds' civil rights activities while at Bennett College and as president of the Greensboro NAACP. He recalls Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s...

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