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Oral history interview with Sarah Herbin

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Creator:Herbin, Sarah, 1916-2003
Title:Oral history interview with Sarah Herbin
Date:1982 Sept. 16

Oral history in which Sarah Herbin primarily discusses her experiences promoting nontraditional employment of African Americans as a staff member of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) in Greensboro and in North Carolina Governor Sanford's administration during the 1950s and 1960s. She also mentions her work with local groups such as the Interracial Commission and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the role of ministers and other African Americans to the sit-in movement, local race relations, involvement of women in the movement, and Ralph Johns.

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Subjects:Herbin, Sarah, 1916-2003 | Johns, Ralph, 1916-1997 | African Americans--Employment--North Carolina--Greensboro | American Friends Service Committee--Employees | Governors--North Carolina | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | African American civic leaders--North Carolina--Greensboro | Women social reformers--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights movements--North Carolina--Greensboro | Sit-ins--North Carolina--Greensboro | Greensboro (N.C.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Race relations | African American civil rights workers--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights workers--North Carolina--Greensboro | African American clergy--North Carolina--Greensboro | Clergy--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=524