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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 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...
    • 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...
    • 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 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 Vance Chavis by William Chafe

    • 1973-05-20
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This May 20, 1973, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Vance Chavis primarily documents Chavis' efforts to fight segregation in Greensboro schools, especially while teaching at Dudley High School and serving on the Greensboro...
    • Workers viewpoint [1979-12-26]

    • 1979-12-26
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • These are photocopies of eight pages from the December 26, 1979 Workers Viewpoint newspaper, a publication of the Communist Workers Party (CWP), which pertain to the November 3, 1979 death to the Klan march, known as the Greensboro Massacre....
    • Oral History Interview with Jack Elam by William Chafe

    • 1975
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This oral history interview conducted by William Chafe circa 1975 with Jack Elam primarily documents Jack Elam's career as Greensboro city attorney from 1954-1961 and mayor from 1969 to 1971. Elam briefly describes his background and education...
    • Oral history interview with Boyd Morris by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1980
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an oral history interview conducted circa 1980 by Eugene Pfaff with Boyd Morris, Morris primarily describes his work as mayor, especially his efforts to build the coliseum and the related controversies. He discusses his...
    • Oral history interview with David Schenck Jr. by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1981-05-26
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a May 26, 1981, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with David Schenck Jr., Schenck describes his father's role as mayor of Greensboro in ending desegregation demonstrations in 1963 and how it affected his family....
    • Unfinished business

    • 1980-10-14
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This October 14, 1980 Greensboro Daily News editorial discusses the community response almost one year after the violence at the Death to the Klan march on November 3, 1979, at which five Communist Workers Party members were killed. The author...
    • Black vote proved key in commissioners race

    • 1984-11-10
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This Novemebr 10, 1984 articled published in the Greensboro News & Record credits black voters in Greensboro and High Point with the election of two Democratic candidates in the 1984 Guilford County Board of Commissioners race. Democrats J. Douglas...
    • [Letter from Robert Frazier to "The Guilfordian"]

    • 1969-05-12
    • MS528 Robert Frazier Papers
    • In this May 12, 1969 letter to the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, Robert Frazier disputes an April 25th, 1969 article claiming that he had admitted to "purchasing slum housing with his first savings." Frazier denies the quote....
    • [Letter from Clarence Harris to Tom Osborne]

    • 1983-08-10
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This August 10, 1983 handwritten letter from Clarence "Curly" Harris to Greensboro City Manager Tom Osborne, introduces Osborne to Harris' perspectives on the Greensboro Woolworth sit-ins and the demise of the downtown retail trade from Harris'...
    • [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...
    • A Theater of Demonstrations: Greensboro, North Carolina (Understanding Drama)

    • 1980
    • MSS084 Robert W. Watson Papers, 1948-1980
    • Twenty-eight page draft of an essay written for Harper's magazine, regarding the murder of five Worker's Viewpoint Organization members at the Death to the Klan rally, in Greensboro, North Carolina, on November 3, 1979, and the mass civil rights...
    • Oral History Interview with Randolph Blackwell by William Chafe

    • 1973-05-05
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This May 5, 1973, oral history interview with Randolph Blackwell, conducted by William Chafe, primarily documents Blackwell's recollections of the NAACP Youth Council and city council elections in Greensboro, North Carolina.

      Blackwell...
    • Oral History Interview with Vance Chavis by William Chafe

    • 1973-05-28
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This May 28, 1973, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Vance Chavis primarily documents Chavis' recollections of equal rights activism in Greensboro, North Carolina. Chavis provides his views on the progression in rights for...
    • Oral history interview with John Forbis by Mark Dorosin

    • 1988-02-15
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a February 15, 1988, oral history interview conducted by Mark Dorosin with John Forbis, Forbis primarily discusses political events during his tenure as a councilman and mayor, including the transition to a district system of...
    • Oral history interview with Joanne Bluethenthal by William Link

    • 1987-01-20
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a January 20, 1987, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Joanne Bluethenthal, Ms. Bluethenthal primarily discusses her involvement with integration of the Greensboro public school system in 1971, including the...

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