The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
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
Digital Status: Yes
Finding Aid URL: http://media.lib.ecu.edu/firstgeneration/allInterviews.cfm
Interviewees: Patricia Burden, Dennis Chestnut
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights
African American college students--North Carolina
East Carolina University