Oral history interview with Leroy Miller, June 8, 1998

Oral history interview with Leroy Miller, June 8, 1998

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Creator:Miller, Leroy, 1920-
Creator:Grundy, Pamela
Title:Oral history interview with Leroy Miller, June 8, 1998
Date:1998 June 8
Description:

This interview is relatively thick with the day-to-day details of high school administration but should prove useful for researchers examining how black education professionals weathered the desegregation process. While many black teachers and administrators lost their positions during desegregation, Miller fielded a number of offers of leadership posts. The interview is a look at some of the smaller, on-the-ground changes that occurred during integration in Charlotte, from the pairing of black and white administrators to black students taking up cigarette smoking on school grounds.

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Types:Transcripts | Sound recordings | Oral histories
Subjects:Miller, Leroy, 1920- | School integration--North Carolina--Charlotte | Charlotte (N.C.)--Race relations | Teachers--North Carolina--Charlotte | School administrators--North Carolina--Charlotte | Race relations in school management--North Carolina--Charlotte | West Charlotte High School (Charlotte, N.C.) | East Mecklenburg High School (Charlotte, N.C.) | Public schools--North Carolina--Charlotte | School discipline--North Carolina--Charlotte | School administrators--North Carolina--Charlotte | Charlotte (N.C.) | Mecklenburg County (N.C.)
Collection:
Institution:Documenting the American South (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
Contributors:Southern Oral History Program | University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Documenting the American South (Project) | University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library | Oral histories of the American South (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Documenting the American South (Project))
Online Publisher:[Chapel Hill, N.C.] : University Library, UNC-Chapel Hill. | 2006
Original Material:

Duration: 02:04:07

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Forms part of Oral histories of the American South collection.

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