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Oral history interview with Vance H. Chavis (Part 2)

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Creator:Chavis, Vance H., 1906-1998
Title:Oral history interview with Vance H. Chavis (Part 2)
Date:1989 Mar. 3

Oral history in which Vance Chavis primarily discusses his experiences as an African American educator in Greensboro. Specific topics include the effects of school segregation on students and teachers, such as inequalities of funding and salaries; the desegregation of Greensboro schools and its aftermath; and the roles and perspectives of school board members. He also discusses segregation of other public facilities, civil rights activities of students in the 1960s, and the support provided by the adult black and white communities. Other topics include Chavis' tenure on the city council and local issues of interest in the 1980s.

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Subjects:Science teachers--North Carolina--Greensboro | African American teachers--North Carolina--Greensboro | African American school principals--North Carolina--Greensboro | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | African American civil rights workers--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights workers--North Carolina--Greensboro | African American political activists--North Carolina--Greensboro | Race relations | Greensboro (N.C.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Civil rights movements--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights demonstrations--North Carolina--Greensboro | Race discrimination--North Carolina--Greensboro | Segregation--North Carolina--Greensboro | African Americans--Segregation--North Carolina--Greensboro | Segregation in transportation--North Carolina--Greensboro | Discrimination in public accommodations--North Carolina--Greensboro | Social integration--North Carolina--Greensboro | James B. Dudley High School (Greensboro, N.C.) | Voting--North Carolina--Greensboro | Greensboro (N.C.)--Politics and government--History--20th century | City council members--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=501