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Greensboro civic organizations subject note: These items pertain to non-governmental organizations and their specific, major roles. Examples include the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce, local chapters of organizations such as NAACP and CORE, and ad hoc organizations centered around specific issues.


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Item thumbnail image Taking Stock of Greensboro's Possessions
Date: 1955
By: unknown
From: Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
This three-page essay or speech, possibly written for newspaper publication or presented at an event, details Greensboro's positive characteristics. Listed are: religious tolerance, interracial cooper...
Item thumbnail image Helen Ashby
Date: 1960
By: unknown
From: University Archives Photographs and Negatives
This is a photographic portrait of Helen Ashby. Ashby was assistant director for the Institute for Child and Family Development at Woman's College of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (no...
Item thumbnail image Racial tensions on rise, clergy say
Date: November 18, 1969
By: Susan Sawyers
From: Clarence Lee Harris Papers

This article by Susan Sawyers from the November 18, 1989, Greensboro News & Record, reports on the work of a clergy task force on race relations. The task force i...

Item thumbnail image Memo from J. Clay Madison to members of the Commission on Religion and Race
Date: July 1970
By: J. Clay Madison
From: Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
This memo from J. Clay Madison was sent to members of the Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church's newly formed Commission on Religion and Race. UNCG Chancellor James S. Fer...
Item thumbnail image Notes on Interview with D. Edward Hudgins by William H. Chafe
Date: July 6, 1972
By: William Henry Chafe
From: William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection

This is a six-page, typed set of notes by William Chafe from a July 6, 1972, interview with D. Edward Hudgins. Shorthand is used throughout, including "GB" for "Greensboro." Chafe notes that Hudgin...

Item thumbnail image Oral History Interview with Kay Troxler by William Chafe
Date: 1973
By: Catherine Kirkpatrick Troxler
From: William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection

This transcript of an oral history conducted by William Chafe circa 1973 with Evelyn Troxler primarily documents Ms. Troxler’s involvement in school desegregation in Greensboro in the 1950s and 196...

Item thumbnail image Oral History Interview with Louise Smith by William Chafe
Date: February 9, 1973
By: Louise Covington Smith
From: William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection

This February 9, 1973, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Louise Smith primarily documents Ms. Smith’s involvement in school desegregation in Greensboro, North Carolina. Topics ...

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 Kay Troxler by William Chafe
Date: June 6, 1973
By: Catherine Kirkpatrick Troxler
From: 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 Greensbor...