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Oral history interview with Angeline and S. C. Smith (Part 1)

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Creator:Smith, Angeline D.
Creator:Smith, Samuel Cooper, 1900-1994
Title:Oral history interview with Angeline and S. C. Smith (Part 1)
Date:1989 Sept. 28

Oral history interview in which Angeline Smith reads a speech she presented at the Greensboro Historical Museum concerning her experiences with and struggles against segregation in Greensboro from the 1940s through the 1960s. The Smiths describe their experiences at North Carolina A&T and their respective careers in education, especially Angeline's treatment after Greensboro school desegregation. The Smiths recall the demonstrations of the 1960s, especially responses to the mass incarceration of demonstrators at the polio hospital in 1963. Other topics include the history of the YMCA, coliseum, and Dudley High School, changes in education since the Brown decision, and reactions to Civilities and Civil Rights.

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Subjects:Smith, Angeline D. | Smith, Samuel Cooper, 1900-1994 | Brown, Oliver, 1918- --Trials, litigation, etc. | African Americans--North Carolina--Greensboro | African Americans--Segregation--North Carolina--Greensboro | Segregation--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights movements--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights demonstrations--North Carolina--Greensboro | Race discrimination--North Carolina--Greensboro | Greensboro (N.C.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Race relations | African American universities and colleges--North Carolina--Greensboro | African American educators--North Carolina--Greensboro | 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 | 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=609