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Collection Details


Collection Name: Southern Communities: Listening for a Change - Segregation and Integration of North Carolina Athletics Programs
Repository Name: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Wilson Library. Manuscript Collection. Southern Oral History Program [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
Local Identifier: K.6.
URL: http://www.lib.unc.edu/mss/inv/htm/04007.html#d0e34202
Description: This collection of interviews was conducted by Pamela Grundy as part of her research for a book on North Carolina athletics, Learning to Win: Sport, Education and Social Change in Twentieth-Century North Carolina (University of North Carolina Press, 2001). The interviews with John McLendon and James Ross deal largely with African American sport during segregation. Ross's interview also contains a good deal of material on African American community life generally. The interviews with William Friday and Susan Shackelford deal with athletics and integration. The Shackelford interview focuses on the integration of high school cheerleading, and also contains some observations about school integration in general.
Broad Subjects: Entertainment and recreation; Ethnic groups
ASP Subjects: African American athletes; African Americans--Segregation; Athletes--North Carolina; Discrimination in sports--North Carolina; North Carolina; Oral history; Sports; Sports--North Carolina; United States
Collection Code: OHC0004625