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Oral history interview with David Schenck, Jr.

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Creator:Schenck, David, 1951-
Title:Oral history interview with David Schenck, Jr.
Date:1981 May 26

Oral history in which David Schenck describes his father's role in ending desegregation demonstrations in 1963 and the effect on his family. Schenck reads from some of his father's correspondence, including hate mail, and discusses the mayor's relationship with North Carolina governor Terry Sanford. The younger Schenck's views on William Chafe's Civilities and Civil Rights are also discussed.

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Subjects:Schenck, David, 1951- | Sanford, Terry, 1917-1998 | Schenck, David, 1927-1970 | Mayors--North Carolina--Greensboro | Race relations | Greensboro (N.C.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Civil rights movements--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights demonstrations--North Carolina--Greensboro | Governors--North Carolina | Businessmen--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civic leaders--North Carolina--Greensboro | Insurance agents--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
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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=571