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Oral history interview with Elizabeth Wheaton

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Creator:Wheaton, Elizabeth
Title:Oral history interview with Elizabeth Wheaton
Date:1988 Mar. 24
Description:

Oral history in which author Elizabeth Wheaton discusses the November 3, 1979 shootout between the Ku Klux Klan and the Communist Workers Party, including her analysis of why the shootings took place, the reactions of the police department and other parties involved, and the outcomes of the resulting trials. She also discusses civil rights and race relations in Greensboro after the shootings occurred.

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Types:Text
Subjects:Wheaton, Elizabeth | Women social reformers--North Carolina--Greensboro | Women authors--North Carolina--Greensboro | American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina | Race relations | Greensboro (N.C.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Gunfights--North Carolina--Greensboro | Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) | Communist Workers Party (U.S.) | National Socialist Party of America | Riots--North Carolina--Greensboro | Police--North Carolina--Greensboro | Trials--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=591