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Oral history interview with David Helberg

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Creator:Helberg, David T., 1917-2006
Title:Oral history interview with David Helberg
Date:1989 Apr. 12

Helberg discusses the effects of Brown v. Board of Education on Greensboro school teachers and administrators. He describes the process of integration, the attitudes of white teachers toward black students, changes in the curricula and teaching styles to meet the new needs, and efforts he made at Sternberger Elementary to involve minority parents after busing began in 1971.

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Subjects:Helberg, David T., 1917-2006 | Brown, Oliver, 1918- --Trials, litigation, etc. | Sternberger Elementary School (Greensboro, N.C.) | School integration--North Carolina--Greensboro | Segregation in education--North Carolina--Greensboro | Elementary school principals--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civic leaders--North Carolina--Greensboro | Music teachers--North Carolina--Greensboro | Teachers--North Carolina--Greensboro | African American students--North Carolina--Greensboro | Race relations | Greensboro (N.C.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Busing for school integration--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
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=523