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Oral History Interview with Al Lineberry by Wayne Jordan

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Creator:Lineberry, Albert S., 1918-2010
Title:Oral History Interview with Al Lineberry by Wayne Jordan
Description:

In this transcript of a February 1, 1988, interview conducted by Wayne Jordan with Al Lineberry, Lineberry recalls his first experience with segregation and the Greensboro community's response to desegregation efforts. He recalls his work for the chamber of commerce, including facilitating discussion between races. He also talks about his involvement with the school board after the Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education decision. Topics include enlisting the aid of church leaders, discussing busing at open forums, and inequality in school resources. Other topics include state policies in the 1980s, including redistricting.

Types:Text
Subjects:Lineberry, Albert S., 1918-2010 | Race discrimination--North Carolina--Greensboro | Race relations | Greensboro (N.C.)--Race relations--History--20th century | African Americans--North Carolina--Greensboro | African Americans--Segregation--North Carolina--Greensboro | Segregation--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civic leaders--North Carolina | Civil rights movements--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights demonstrations--North Carolina--Greensboro | School board members--North Carolina--Greensboro | Segregation in education--North Carolina--Greensboro | Discrimination in education--North Carolina--Greensboro | Apportionment (Election law)--North Carolina | Greensboro (N.C.) | Guilford County (N.C.)
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
Online Publisher:Greensboro, N.C. : University Libraries, University of North Carolina at Greensboro | 2010
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=1154