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Greensboro government subject note: These items pertain to civil rights issues and controversies in which Greensboro municipal government and commissions played a specific, major role. Materials related to desegregation of public schools and are classified separately.


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Item thumbnail image Letter from Robert Frazier to The Guilfordian
Date: May 12, 1969
By: Robert Haines Frazier
From: 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...
Item thumbnail image Oral History Interview with Randolph Blackwell by William Chafe
Date: May 5, 1973
By: Randolph T. Blackwell
From: 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 ...

Item thumbnail image Oral History Interview with Vance Chavis by William Chafe
Date: May 20, 1973
By: Vance H. Chavis
From: 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 D...

Item thumbnail image Oral History Interview with Vance Chavis by William Chafe
Date: May 28, 1973
By: Vance H. Chavis
From: 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 provi...

Item thumbnail image Oral History Interview with Jack Elam by William Chafe
Date: 1975
By: Jack Elam
From: 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 ...

Item thumbnail image Oral History Interview with Hobart Jarrett by William Chafe
Date: 1975
By: Hobart Sydney Jarrett
From: 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 descr...

Item thumbnail image Oral History Interview with Carolyn Allen by William Chafe
Date: 1975
By: Carolyn Allen
From: 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...

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 Sol Jacobs by Scott Ellsworth
Date: December 1977
By: Sol Max Jacobs
From: 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’...

Item thumbnail image Oral history interview with Boyd Morris by Eugene Pfaff
Date: 1980
By: Robert Boyd Morris
From: GreensboroVOICES 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...