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Oral history interview with Claudette Burroughs-White

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Creator:Burroughs-White, Claudette Graves, 1940-
Title:Oral history interview with Claudette Burroughs-White
Date:1991 Feb. 25

Oral history in which Claudette Burroughs-White primarily discusses her experiences as one of the first African-Americans to attend Woman's College, including her decision to apply as part of a class project to integrate NC colleges, experience as a day student, and acceptance and inclusion by students and faculty. She briefly discusses her participation in the Woolworth sit-ins, traditions at WC, choice of career in children's services, and awards she's received.

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Subjects:Burroughs-White, Claudette Graves, 1940- | African American civil rights workers--North Carolina--Greensboro | African American college students--North Carolina--Greensboro | Sit-ins--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights movements--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights demonstrations--North Carolina--Greensboro | Women's colleges--North Carolina--Greensboro | Women social reformers--North Carolina--Greensboro | United States, North Carolina, Guilford County, Greensboro, 36.0726355, -79.7919754
Collection:Greensboro Voices: Voicing Observations in Civil Rights and Equality struggles
Institution:University of North Carolina at Greensboro's University Libraries
Contributors:University of North Carolina at Greensboro. University Libraries
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Greensboro Public Library Oral History Project, Greensboro Public Library

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Forms part of online collection: Greensboro Voices.

Persistent Link to Item:http://library.uncg.edu/dp/crg/oralHistItem.aspx?i=601