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Esther M. A. Terry oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Greensboro, North Carolina, 2011-07-06

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Title:Esther M. A. Terry oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Greensboro, North Carolina, 2011-07-06
Date:2011 July 6
Description:

Esther M. A. Terry remembers growing up in Wise, North Carolina, and attending Bennett College. She recalls planning the Greensboro Woolworth's sit-in with students from the Agricultural and Technical College of North Carolina (later North Carolina A T University), being arrested for her participation, and the support of the Bennett College President, Dr. Willa Player. She also discusses attending the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for her master's degree, and founding the African American Studies program at the University of Massachusetts (Amherst campus), where she earned her PhD and taught for many years.

Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)

Mosnier, Joseph

Terry, Esther M. A., 1939-

10 video files of 10 (HD, Apple ProRes 422 HQ, QuickTime wrapper) (92 min.) : digital, sound, color. 1 transcript (37 pages)

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Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress

Washington, D.C. : American Folklife Center

Oral histories (document genres)

Interviews

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Civil Rights History Project, (U.S.) (AFC 2010/039), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Forms part of online collection: Civil Rights History Project

Subjects:Player, Willa B. | Civil rights movements--United States | African American college students--Interviews | Civil rights demonstrations--North Carolina--Greensboro | African American college administrators--Interviews | African American college teachers--Interviews | African American civil rights workers--North Carolina--Interviews | University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill | University of Massachusetts (Amherst campus) | Agricultural and Technical College of North Carolina | Bennett College (Greensboro, N.C.) | United States, North Carolina, Guilford County, Greensboro, 36.0726355, -79.7919754
Collection:Civil Rights History Project
Institution:Library of Congress
Contributors:American Folklife Center
Persistent Link to Item:http://www.loc.gov/item/afc2010039_crhp0028/