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East Carolina University centennial oral history project

Repository: East Carolina University. J.Y. Joyner Library. Special Collections

Collection Description (CRHP): The "Civil Rights and Growth: 1966-1985" period contains two interviews with black students who were among the first to integrate the university in the 1960s.

Collection Description (Extant): The East Carolina University Centennial Oral History Project consist of twenty interviews conducted in 2008 as a cooperative effort of the University Archives and East Carolina University's Centennial Task Force to document the experiences of the first-generation graduates of the university. The interviews were conducted with alumni who were the first members of their families to earn a four-year college degree. Interviewees were selected from the following time periods; The Formative Years: 1909-1945, Seeds of Change: 1946-1965, Civil Rights & Growth: 1966-1985, and Today & Tomorrow: 1986-2005.

Collection URL: http://media.lib.ecu.edu/firstgeneration/civilRights.cfm External Link

Date(s): 2008

Digital Status: Yes

Finding Aid URL: http://media.lib.ecu.edu/firstgeneration/allInterviews.cfm External Link

Language: English

Interviewees: Patricia Burden, Dennis Chestnut

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights

Subjects:

African American college students--North Carolina
College integration
East Carolina University

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings

 

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