Oral history interview with Linda McDougle

Oral history interview with Linda McDougle

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Creator:McDougle, Linda Wilson
Title:Oral history interview with Linda McDougle
Date:1988 Oct. 5

Oral history in which Linda McDougle discusses her influences, experiences, and observations of race relations as a light-skinned African American growing up in Burlington, North Carolina, including her employment as the first black cashier in a white grocery store. She primarily discusses her career in the Greensboro Public School system, where she was the first black teacher at Jackson Middle School in the late 1960s, and her memories of integration in 1971. McDougle also mentions her involvement in local civil rights demonstrations as a student at N.C. Central student.

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Subjects:McDougle, Linda Wilson | Burlington (N.C.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Greensboro (N.C.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Race relations | African American teachers--North Carolina--Greensboro | Segregation in education--North Carolina--Greensboro | School integration--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights movements--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights demonstrations--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights workers--North Carolina--Greensboro | African American civil rights workers--North Carolina--Greensboro | African American students--North Carolina--Greensboro | Alamance County (N.C.) | Burlington (N.C.) | 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=551