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Oral history interview with Otis L. Hairston Sr.

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Creator:Hairston, Otis L.
Title:Oral history interview with Otis L. Hairston Sr.
Date:1979 June 1

Oral history in which Otis Hairston Sr. discusses his involvement in the civil rights movement in Greensboro, North Carolina. This primarily includes his involvement with the Coordinating Committee, strategies utilized during the protests of 1960 and 1963, and his work the school board during integration in the 1970s. He also discusses educational policies, communication between the black community and political leaders, black employment and housing, role of the police and various community leaders, and the future of black leadership and education in Greensboro.

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Subjects:Hairston, Otis L. | Civil rights movements--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights demonstrations--North Carolina--Greensboro | African American civil rights workers--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights workers--North Carolina--Greensboro | African American clergy--North Carolina--Greensboro | African American civic leaders--North Carolina--Greensboro | Sit-ins--North Carolina--Greensboro | African Americans--North Carolina--Greensboro | Segregation in education--North Carolina--Greensboro | School integration--North Carolina--Greensboro | Greensboro (N.C.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Greensboro (N.C.)--Politics and government | Race relations | 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
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=518