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Oral history interview with Arnold Task

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Creator:Task, Arnold S.
Title:Oral history interview with Arnold Task
Date:1989 Jan. 25

Oral history interview with Arnold Task. Task speaks of his involvement in race relations in his previous work in Saint Louis, Missouri, and Newport News, Virginia. He also discusses school integration that occurred in 1971 in which his children attended a previously African American school, as well as the 1969 integration of Dudley High School and the curfew imposed on the city at that time. Task shares his experience with the city's administration and rising African American power in the community. He talks about the confrontation between the Ku Klux Klan and the Communist Workers Party. Task explores some of the problems with housing in Greensboro and concludes the interview speaking about changes in race relations in the community.

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Subjects:Task, Arnold S. | Rabbis--North Carolina--Greensboro | Greensboro (N.C.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Race relations | Civic leaders--North Carolina--Greensboro | African Americans--North Carolina--Greensboro | Segregation in education--North Carolina--Greensboro | School integration--North Carolina--Greensboro | Segregation--North Carolina--Greensboro | African Americans--Segregation--North Carolina--Greensboro | Curfews--North Carolina--Greensboro | African Americans--Politics and government | Communist Workers Party (U.S.) | Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) | Discrimination in housing--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.

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