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Duke University oral history program collection

Repository: Duke University. Special Collections Library

Collection Description (CRHP): The Audiotapes Series consists of two identical sets of audiocassettes, one closed for preservation purposes and one open for researchers. The North Carolina Civil Rights Movement tapes, which make up the bulk of the series, include extensive interviews with Ella Baker, as well as hundreds of interviews with lesser-known but nonetheless important figures from the local movements in Greensboro, Durham, Chapel Hill, Weldon, and Monroe, N.C. The Transcripts Series includes eighty transcripts, as well as some interview notes, corresponding to tapes dealing with the North Carolina civil rights movement.

Collection Description (Extant): Collection containing 238 oral history interviews conducted by project participants in the years 1973-1978 and 1992. Most interviews deal with the civil rights movement in North Carolina, especially Durham, Chapel Hill, and Greensboro. Thirteen interviews deal with the Tulsa Race Riots, and fourteen cover miscellaneous North Carolina topics. Collection also includes transcripts and research files related to the civil rights movement in North Carolina.

Date(s): 1973-1978, 1992, and n.d.

Digital Status: No

Existing IDs: OCLC Number: 39670254

Finding Aid URL: External Link

Language: English

Physical Location: Duke Libraries

Interviewees: Charlotte Adams, J.W. Albright, Warren Ashby, Ann Atwater, Lula Atwater, Joe Augustine, Ella Baker, Quinton Baker, Pat Cusick, C.E. Boulware, Wayne Bowers, Mary Bowers, Mrs. Charles Bowles, Bob Brown, Joel Bulkley, Barbara Bynum, Sheila Bynum, Edwin Caldwell, Jr., Hillard Caldwell, Dick Calhoun, Sharon Campbell, John Carswell, A.D. Clark, Cobb Collier, III, Charlie Pearl Cotton, William Curitan, David Dansby, Lewis Dowdy, John Dunne, Docea Evans, Howard Fitts, Haddie B. Foster, Harold Foster, J. Foster, N. Coley, K. Troxler, Charles Foushee, James Foushee, Vivian Foushee, W.R. Foushee, W.M. Foushee, Virginia French, Roland Giduz, Margaret Gulick, Maggie Scott Harris, Charles Hicks, "Tink" Farrell, George Watts Hill, Watts Hill, Jr., Eula Hudgens, Sadie Hughuely, H. Jarrett, E. Edmonds, Charles Jones, Jack Kerley, J. Khazan (formerly Ezell Blair, Jr.), Peter Klopfer, Gaitha Lassiter, Howard Lee, Al Lineberry, C.C. Malone, J.R. Manley, Carolyn Mark, Cleo McCoy, C.A. McDougall, Bessie McLaurin, David Morehead, Alexander Moseley, Robert Osborne, Velma Perry, Jake Phelps, Jon Phelps, Anne Queen, John Richardson, Ben Ruffin, Terry Sanford, Jim Schumaker, Ross Scroggs, Hal Seiber, Hal Seiber, David Smith, Reginald Smith, William Snider, Walter Spearman, Joe Straley, Gene Strowd, Grady Sturdivant, Phyllis Timerlake, Paul Wager, James Wallace, Adelaide Walters, Susie Weaver, P.A. Williams, Hugh Wilson, M. Arrington, S.J. Arrington, L. Cooke Cochran, P.E. Bazemore, Edward Belton, Hilliard Caldwell, J.A. Campbell, A.C. Cofield, J. Clemonts, M. Boone, Drois Cochran, W. Costy, Mrs. A. C. Mathews, John W. Faison, A. Hathaway, E. Rushing I.H. Hilliard, Mrs. A.C. Matthews, Leroy Moseley, Louisiana Robinson, Magadalen Gillespie Rorie, James Rushing, Rev. Sada, James R. Walker, P. Weaver, R.D. Smith, Woodrow Wilson, B.J. Winfield, Timothy Tyson, Larry Thomas

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


African Americans--Civil rights--North Carolina
Civil rights demonstrations--North Carolina--Greensboro
Civil rights movements--North Carolina


Sound recordings


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