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Oral history interview with Sol Jacobs

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Creator:Jacobs, Sol Max, 1910-1994
Title:Oral history interview with Sol Jacobs
Date:1986 Dec. 9

Oral history in which Sol Jacobs recalls race relations in Jim Crow Greensboro in the 1950s and the general sentiment of people concerning desegregation. He describes the action of the school board regarding integration, the role of the Klan and the White Citizen's Council, and the political environment of Greensboro in the 1950s. Jacobs also discusses the Chamber of Commerce and its individual members, as well as his own involvement. Other topics include his views on the positive changes of integration and the areas he believes remain unchanged.

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Subjects:Jacobs, Sol Max, 1910-1994 | Greensboro (N.C.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Race relations | Race discrimination--North Carolina--Greensboro | Segregation--North Carolina--Greensboro | African Americans--Segregation--North Carolina--Greensboro | Social integration--North Carolina--Greensboro | Segregation in education--North Carolina--Greensboro | School integration--North Carolina--Greensboro | Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) | White Citizens councils--North Carolina--Greensboro | Greensboro (N.C.)--Politics and government--History--20th century | 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=531