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    • Oral history interview with Chester "Trip" Brown, Jr., 2015

    • 2015-07-31
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Chester “Trip” Brown, Jr. (1940 - present) is a prominent business owner and has been a member of the Greensboro Rotary Club, since February 1, 1989. Brown’s family moved to Greensboro from Asheville, North Carolina, when he was nine years...
    • Oral history interview with Bob Newton, 2015

    • 2015-06-29
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Robert Newton was born in Long Beach, California, in 1940, but was raised in Wyoming. His father owned and published the Wyoming State Journal, a bi-weekly newspaper. After graduating from high school, Newton attended Oregon State University his...
    • Oral history interview with Robert Cone, 2015

    • 2015-06-28
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Robert Cone (1952-2017), a native of Greensboro, North Carolina, was a successful litigation attorney and mediator. Cone attended Aycock Junior High until 1967, when he transferred to Asheville School. After graduating from Asheville School in...
    • Oral history interview with John Rosser, 2013

    • 2013-05-08
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • John Rosser was born and raised in Sanford, North Carolina. As a child, Rosser was very passionate about his involvement in the Boy Scouts. He was always aware of Rotary’s role in the community because of his father’s involvement with the...
    • Oral history interview with Seth C. Macon, 2012 (Part 2)

    • 2012-04-20
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro;
    • Seth C. Macon expands on his career at Jefferson Standard leading up to his role as senior vice president. Macon also discusses his collegiate life at Guilford College, meeting his wife Hazel, and his lifelong affiliation with the college. He...
    • Oral history interview with Seth C. Macon, 2012 (Part 1)

    • 2012-03-09
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro;
    • Seth C. Macon was born at home in Randolph County, North Carolina. Macon grew up on a farm and recounts some of his daily chores during childhood and his close relationship with his six siblings. Macon is a “birthright Quaker” and describes...
    • Oral history interview with Don Hughes, 2011

    • 2011-08-09
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Don Hughes was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and spent much of his youth in the area. After serving in the Navy from 1946 to 1950, Hughes attended Harvard. He continued at Harvard, earning a degree from Harvard Business School, before joining...
    • Oral history interview with Charles Hassell, 2011

    • 2011-07-10
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Charles Hassell was born in 1932 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Hassell recounts his early fascination with science and medicine, as well as his determination to become a physician. He describes his academic career at Davidson College and the...
    • Oral history interview with Stephen Cobb, 2010

    • 2010-09-28
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Dr. Stephen Cobb has spent the majority of his life in the Greensboro, North Carolina, area. Cobb recounts his childhood on a farm and his pursuit of a college education. He describes his undergraduate life at North Carolina State University and...
    • Oral history interview with Charles W. Patterson III, 2010

    • 2010-01-25
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Charles Patterson was born in High Point, North Carolina, in 1939 and has always maintained close ties to the Triad. Patterson attended Davidson College, then worked as a personnel psychologist in the Army. Patterson recounts the tensions of the...
    • Oral history interview with Larry Moore, 2010

    • 2010-01-22
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Larry Moore was born in Wilson, North Carolina, in 1948. He discusses the difficulties of integration, the political climate after Brown v. Board of Education, and the effect of Jim Crow laws in the South. Moore enrolled in the Naval Academy and...
    • Oral history interview with Wade Phillps, 2010

    • 2010-01-20
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Wade Phillips was born in Greensboro, North Carolina where he has spent most of his life. Phillips describes his childhood in the city, noting the difficulties caused by the Great Depression. He also discusses his father’s career with Woman’s...
    • Oral history interview with Charles L. Weill, 2009

    • 2009-06-29
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • In his second interview, Weill relates his time with the Sea Scouts, a branch of the Boy Scouts. He also extensively discusses his military service in Europe during World War II, including the 102nd infantry and his role in the Battle of the...
    • Oral history interview with Bynum Hunter, 2009

    • 2009-04-27
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Bynum Hunter was born in Greensboro, North Carolina, in 1925 and lived the majority of his life in the city. Hunter discusses his childhood and the challenges of the Great Depression, his time in law school at the University of North Carolina at...
    • Oral history interview with Jeanne Tannenbaum, 2008

    • 2008-10-24
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Jeanne Tannenbaum was born in Alexandria, Louisiana, but moved to Greensboro, North Carolina, when she was four. She describes the integration of her high school during her sophomore year, as well as some of the major events of the Civil Rights...
    • Oral history interview with Weezie Glascock, 2008

    • 2008-09-18
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Weezie Glascock grew up in Old Fort, North Carolina, before coming to Greensboro to attend Woman’s College University of North Carolina (WCUNC) in 1958. She relates some of the incidents of the Civil Rights Movement in Greensboro, notably the...
    • Oral history interview with Betsy Farmer, 2008

    • 2008-07-29
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Betsy Farmer was raised in Greensboro, North Carolina, but spent a large part of her life in Atlanta, Georgia. After returning to Greensboro in 1984, Farmer worked for a development consultant firm for non-profits, located in Winston-Salem. ...

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