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Collection Details


Collection Name: Southern Communities: Listening for a Change - School Desegregation: Davidson Student Interviews
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.11.
URL: http://www.lib.unc.edu/mss/inv/htm/04007.html#d0e34202
Dates Spanned: 1999-1999
Description: Interviews conducted for a class on oral history and school desegregation taught by Pamela Grundy at Davidson College in the spring of 1999. They deal with aspects of school desegregation in the town of Mooresville, in Lincoln County, and in Davidson, N.C. The most comprehensive set of interviews deals with the history of the Ada Jenkins School, which was the African American school in Davidson until it was closed in 1965.
Broad Subjects: Race Relations; U.S. Politics; Ethnic groups; Politics
ASP Subjects: African Americans--Education; African Americans--Segregation--North Carolina; North Carolina; Oral history; Segregation in education--North Carolina; United States
Collection Code: OHC0004630