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Oral history interview with Mel Swann

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Creator:Swann, Melvin, 1936-2016
Title:Oral history interview with Mel Swann
Date:1988 Sept. 21

Oral history in which Mel Swann discusses his early education abroad and at St. Emma Military Academy, and his career as a teacher, coach, and principal at JC Price Junior High School. The interview's primary topic is Swann's efforts in relation to the 1971 integregation of Greensboro schools and his role as director of student affairs. Other topics include a comparison of race realtions and education locally, as well as the progress of school integration since 1971.

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Subjects:Swann, Melvin, 1936-2016 | African American teachers--North Carolina--Greensboro | Coaches (Athletics)--North Carolina--Greensboro | Junior high school principals--North Carolina--Greensboro | African Americans--North Carolina--Greensboro | African Americans--Segregation--North Carolina--Greensboro | Segregation--North Carolina--Greensboro | Segregation in education--North Carolina--Greensboro | School integration--North Carolina--Greensboro | Race discrimination--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
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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=584