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School integregation, 1968-1972 subject note: These materials pertain to integration of the Greensboro school district in 1971, and to other efforts to achieve more than token desegregation through busing, etc.


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Item thumbnail image Wlll Greensboro now accept the test of change?
Date: May 20, 1971
By: Peter Robinson
From: Clarence Lee Harris Papers

In this May 20, 1971 guest column, Peter Robinson, then rector of St. Francis Episcopal Church, challenges Greensboro to overcome the paranoia associated with integration of the public schools. Rob...

Item thumbnail image Racial Balance Busing
Date: October 1971
By: Clarence Harris
From: Clarence Lee Harris Papers
This handwritten letter to the editor by Clarence “Curly” Harris was written in response to an October 3, 1971 editorial in the Durham Morning Herald, entitl...
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...

Item thumbnail image Many Blacks Are Bitter About Busing
Date: 1974
By: Joe McNulty
From: Clarence Lee Harris Papers

Greensboro Daily News reporter Joe McNulty spent three weeks interviewing black students and employees at Grimsley High School, a formerly all-white high school that ...

Item thumbnail image Strife at High School Leaves Scars: Many Blacks Don't Like Busing Either
Date: April 14, 1974
By: unknown
From: Clarence Lee Harris Papers

This April 14, 1974 Greensboro Daily News article quotes African American students about their experiences at the recently-integrated Grimsley High School. Many of th...

Item thumbnail image ‘Ordinary’ Events Triggered Violence: Damage, Both Human and Institutional, Was Considerable
Date: April 14, 1974
By: unknown
From: Clarence Lee Harris Papers

On March 8, 1974, recently integrated Grimsley High School in Greensboro was the site of a violent disturbance that ended with many students being sent home early. This April 14, 1974 ...

Item thumbnail image What Is Color of School Disruption?
Date: April 14, 1974
By: unknown
From: Clarence Lee Harris Papers

This April 14, 1974 Greensboro Daily News article was written in response to the March 8, 1974 disruption at the recently-integrated Grimsley High School in Greensbor...

Item thumbnail image Whites: "I Wasn't Prejudiced Before"
Date: April 14, 1974
By: unknown
From: Clarence Lee Harris Papers

In response to a March 8, 1974 racial disturbance at recently-integrated Grimsley High School in Greensboro, this unidentified Greensboro News & Record reporter i...

Item thumbnail image Oral History Interview with Al Lineberry by William Chafe
Date: December 17, 1974
By: Albert S. Lineberry, Sr.
From: William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection

This December 17, 1974, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Al Lineberry primarily documents Lineberry’s activities on the Greensboro school board and Chamber of Commerce during ...

Item thumbnail image Oral History Interview with George Evans by William Chafe
Date: 1975
By: George H. Evans
From: William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection

This oral history interview conducted by William Chafe circa 1975 with Dr. George Evans primarily documents Dr. Evans’ recollection of school desegregation in Greensboro and his time as chairman of...