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Notes on news articles about desegregation in Greensboro, by William H. Chafe

Date: circa 1977

Author: William Henry Chafe

Biographical/Historical abstract: William H. Chafe, a scholar in race and gender, has been a member of the history faculty at Duke University since 1971. There, he has also served as Dean of Trinity College and Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education. Chafe is the author of Civilities and Civil Rights: Greensboro, North Carolina and the Black Struggle for Freedom.

Additional contributor: William Henry Chafe


This document consists of two pages of typed notes assembled by William Chafe circa 1977 on news articles about Greensboro desegregation. Article topics include Robert Ford’s hiring of black machinists; desegregated North Carolina business; Tartt Bell’s thoughts on North Carolina business desegregation; statistics on business leader’s plans to desegregate; and Ed Lowenstein’s hiring black architects and draftsmen. These notes form part of Duke history professor William Chafe’s research culminating in his 1980 book Civilities and Civil Rights.


Format of original: Other

Collection: William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection

Repository: Duke University

Item#: 4.23.871

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