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Oral history interview with Jim Melvin

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Creator:Melvin, Edwin Samuel, 1933-
Title:Oral history interview with Jim Melvin
Date:1987 Nov. 18

Oral history in which Edwin Samuel "Jim" Melvin primarily discusses the 1969 incident at North Carolina A&T State University and the November 3, 1979 shootings. Other topics include his youth in Greensboro, role of activism in the city's history, at-large versus district system, constructing the metro sewer plant, and local race relations.

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Subjects:Melvin, Edwin Samuel, 1933- | Mayors--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights movements--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights demonstrations--North Carolina--Greensboro | Race riots--North Carolina--Greensboro | Race relations | Greensboro (N.C.)--Race relations--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=557