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Oral history interview with Owen Lewis (Part 2)

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Creator:Lewis, Owen D., 1925-2007
Title:Oral history interview with Owen Lewis (Part 2)
Date:1988 Dec. 5

Oral history in which Owen Lewis provides details into the pressures on Greensboro to desegregate the schools and the actions of superintendents and boards to design and implement a plan. He describes the attitudes of the principals and teachers, some specific problems with school integration, and why the plan was unfair to students in certain parts of the city. Lewis also discusses the May 1969 riot at Dudley High School and NC A&T in detail.

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Subjects:Lewis, Owen D., 1925-2007 | Greensboro (N.C.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Race relations | Segregation in education--North Carolina--Greensboro | Segregation in education--North Carolina--Greensboro--Public opinion | School integration--North Carolina--Greensboro | School integration--North Carolina--Greensboro--Public opinion | Teachers--North Carolina--Greensboro | School principals--North Carolina--Greensboro | Race riots--North Carolina--Greensboro | 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=546