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GreensboroVOICES Collection


Collection Description:

The Greensboro VOICES Project Collection documents and contains material from a collaborative project undertaken in 2005-2007 to provide online access to civil rights oral histories in the collections of the Greensboro Public Library (GPL) and Jackson Library at UNCG. The 135 oral history transcripts and biographical information from the Greensboro VOICES project have been incorporated into Civil Rights Greensboro.

Repository: The University of North Carolina at Greensboro


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Item thumbnail image Oral history interview with Henry and Shirley Frye by Eugene Pfaff
Date: January 4, 1977
By: Henry Ell Frye
From: GreensboroVOICES Collection

In this transcript of a January 4, 1977, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Henry and Shirley Frye, Justice Frye primarily discusses his tenure in the General Assembly, especiall...

Item thumbnail image Oral history interview with Ezell and Corene Blair by Eugene Pfaff
Date: February 2, 1977
By: Ezell Alexander Blair, Sr.
From: GreensboroVOICES Collection

In this transcript of a February 2, 1977, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Ezell and Corene Blair, The Blairs primarily discuss race relations and desegregation in Greensboro i...

Item thumbnail image Oral history interview with Lewis C. Dowdy by Eugene Pfaff
Date: February 21, 1977
By: Lewis C. Dowdy
From: GreensboroVOICES Collection

In this transcript of a February 21, 1977, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Lewis C. Dowdy, Dowdy discusses his background, educational experiences, career path, and the impact...

Item thumbnail image Oral history interview with Warmoth T. Gibbs by Eugene Pfaff
Date: May 17, 1977
By: Warmoth T. Gibbs
From: GreensboroVOICES Collection

In this transcript of May 17, 1977, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Warmoth T. Gibbs, Gibbs primarily discusses the history of North Carolina A&T State University. Specific to...

Item thumbnail image Oral history interview with Carson Bain by Eugene Pfaff
Date: June 30, 1977
By: Carson Bain
From: GreensboroVOICES 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,...

Item thumbnail image Oral history interview with John Richmond by Eugene Pfaff
Date: January 29, 1978
By: John F. Richmond
From: GreensboroVOICES Collection

In this transcript of a Januart 29, 1978, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with John Richmond, Richmond discusses race relations in Greensboro, his support for the sit-in movement, ...

Item thumbnail image Oral history interview with John R. Foster by Eugene Pfaff
Date: July 26, 1978
By: John R. Foster
From: GreensboroVOICES Collection

In this transcript of a July 26, 1978, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with John R. Foster, Foster primarily discusses the history of the polio epidemic in North Carolina in the 19...

Item thumbnail image Oral history interview with George Roach by Eugene Pfaff
Date: November 17, 1978
By: George Roach
From: GreensboroVOICES Collection

In this transcript of a November 17, 1978, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with George Roach, Roach primarily discusses the aftermath of and his reaction to the sit-in of February ...

Item thumbnail image Oral history interview with James Townsend by Eugene Pfaff
Date: November 22, 1978
By: James R. Townsend
From: GreensboroVOICES Collection

In this transcript of a November 22, 1978, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with James Townsend, Townsend discusses the sit-in demonstrations at Woolworth’s, working with Dr. Willia...

Item thumbnail image Oral history interview with Ralph Johns by Eugene Pfaff
Date: January 17, 1979
By: Ralph Johns
From: GreensboroVOICES Collection

In this transcript of a January 17, 1979, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Ralph Johns, Johns discusses his role in initiating the February 1, 1960, sit-in and his experiences ...