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Oral history interview with Yolanda Leacraft

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Creator:Leacraft, Yolanda, 1931-
Title:Oral history interview with Yolanda Leacraft
Date:1988 Nov. 30

Oral history in which Yolanda Leacraft primarily discusses her experience as an African American woman working for Western Electric and later the Center for Creative Leadership. She also mentions living in Winston-Salem during her youth, attending Immanuel Lutheran College in Greensboro, her son's experience at Smith High School during school desegregation, and some of the improvements in race relations over the years.

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Subjects:Leacraft, Yolanda, 1931- | African American women--North Carolina--Greensboro | Western Electric Company--Employees | Greensboro (N.C.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Race relations | Segregation in eduction--North Carolina--Greensboro | School integration--North Carolina--Greensboro | African American college students--North Carolina--Greensboro | College students--North Carolina--Greensboro | Universities and colleges--North Carolina--Greensboro | African American children--North Carolina--Winston-Salem | United States, North Carolina, Forsyth County, Winston-Salem, 36.0998596, -80.244216 | 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=538