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Oral history interview with Otis L. Hairston Sr. and Nelson Johnson

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Creator:Hairston, Otis L.
Creator:Johnson, Nelson, 1943-
Title:Oral history interview with Otis L. Hairston Sr. and Nelson Johnson
Date:1989 May 5
Description:

Oral history interview with Otis L. Hairston Sr. and Nelson Johnson compare their respective childhoods in Greensboro and Halifax County, North Carolina, and discuss early experiences and influences on their lives. They also discuss educational issues, including the desegregation Greensboro schools, in addition to race relations, the use of boycotts, and the relationship between faith and class in the black community.

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Types:Text
Subjects:Hairston, Otis L. | Johnson, Nelson, 1943- | African American boys--North Carolina--Greensboro | African American boys--North Carolina--Halifax County | School integration--North Carolina--Greensboro | Segregation in education--North Carolina--Greensboro | Race relations | Greensboro (N.C.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Boycotts--North Carolina--Greensboro | African American civil rights workers--North Carolina--Greensboro | African American civic leaders--North Carolina--Greensboro | African American clergy--North Carolina--Greensboro | Greensboro (N.C.) | Guilford County (N.C.) | Halifax County (N.C.)
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
Online Publisher:Greensboro, N.C. : University Libraries, University of North Carolina at Greensboro | 2006
Original Material:

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=605