Oral history interview with Gloria Jean Howard

Oral history interview with Gloria Jean Howard

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Creator:Howard, Gloria Jean Blair, 1943-
Title:Oral history interview with Gloria Jean Howard
Date:1982 Sept. 15

Oral history in which Gloria Howard describes her childhood influences, her activities with the NAACP Youth Chapter, and events that took place prior to the formation of a CORE chapter. She discusses her increased participation in recruitment and demonstrating while at Bennett, the attitudes of out-of-state students and their role in the movement, and prominent members of the black community, such as Otis Hairston, Sarah Herbin, and Marion Jones. Howard also mentions national leaders who came to Greensboro and stayed with her family, including Jesse Jackson, Ivanhoe Donaldson, Hank Thomas, and James Baldwin.

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Subjects:Howard, Gloria Jean Blair, 1943- | African Americans--North Carolina--Greensboro | African American civil rights workers--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights workers--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights movements--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights demonstrations--North Carolina--Greensboro | Congress of Racial Equality | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | African American students--North Carolina--Greensboro | Greensboro (N.C.) | Guilford County (N.C.)
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=528