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Centennial oral history project

Repository: University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Walter Clinton Jackson Library

Collection Description (CRHP): Only one of the oral histories relate to the civil rights movement. It is an interview with Edith Wiggins about her recollections of her time at Woman's College (now UNCG), where in 1958 she was one of only five African Americans. There may be others.

Collection Description (Extant): This collection contains over 200 interviews conducted in the early 1990s under the direction of Dr. William Link, Chair of the Department of History in connection with the school's Centennial Celebration. The collection includes interviews with alumni, current and former administrators, and others directly connected to the school. The interviews were transferred to the University Archives by Link in 1991.

Collection URL: http://library.uncg.edu/info/depts/scua/tools/Oral_History.pdf External Link

Date(s): 1991

Digital Status: Unknown

Extent: Includes over 200 interviews.

Finding Aid URL: http://library.uncg.edu/dp/crg/oralHistItem.aspx?i=1341 External Link

Language: English

Interviewees: Edith Wiggins

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

Title (CRHP): Centennial Oral History Project

Subjects:

African American college students--North Carolina
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Women's colleges

Genres:

Interviews

 

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