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  • : School integration, 1968-1972
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    • 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 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...
    • [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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • [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 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 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 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 Walter Johnson Jr. by William Chafe

    • 1978
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This oral history interview conducted by William Chafe circa 1978 with Walter Johnson Jr. primarily documents Johnson's membership on the Greensboro school board in the 1970s. Topics include the 1971 integration of schools and controversy...
    • 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 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 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...
    • 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 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 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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