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    • African American soldiers.; African Americans--Civil rights--North Carolina.; African Americans--Segregation--North Carolina.;
    • KIERAN TAYLOR: So just to start us out if you could say your name and when and where you were born. LEONARD GILES: My name is Leonard Douglas Giles. I was born in Tarboro, North Carolina, Edgecombe County on February 14th, 1949. I went to...


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    • KIERAN TAYLOR: Okay. I think you’re fine. It will pick you up real well. Just for the tape if you say your name and where and when you were born. LUCY LEWIS: My name is Lucy Lewis and I was born in Durham, North Carolina. KT: Okay. We have a...


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    • Discrimination in employment--Alabama--Birmingham.
    • Transcript of Charles Boyd, Willie Carghill, Winston Thomas Interview, 6-19-07 Transcript: Charles Boyd, Willie Carghill, Winston Thomas Interview Interviewee: Charles Boyd, Willie Carghill, Winston Thomas Date: June 19, 2007 Location: Birmingham...


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    • 1 George Holloway Interview Recorded: March 23, 1990; Baltimore, MD Interviewer: Michael Honey Tape 1, Side 1 Q: Could you tell me a bit about your background? George: I was born in Memphis, Tennessee on June 8, l9l5. My Daddy was a pullman porter...


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    • Labor unions--Southern States.; Labor unions--Organizing--Southern States.; Migrant agricultural laborers.
    • Library of Congress Subject Headings [TAPE 1, SIDE A] [START OF TAPE 1, SIDE A] WILLIAM FINGER: Jim, I guess the way to start might be for you to tell me how you got interested in the labor movement in the first place. Was that from your parents...


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    • African American political activists--North Carolina.; African Americans--Civil rights--North Carolina.; African Americans--North Carolina.; African Americans--Segregation--North Carolina.; Civil rights movements--North Carolina.; Civil...
    • Family history; Beaver's father’s work on the family farm and at the Cannon cotton mill in Kannapolis, North Carolina; his work as a pipefitter���s helper at the mill; joining the Army in 1953; education on the GI Bill; study of civil engineering;...


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    • KIERAN TAYLOR: Looking at different struggles in North Carolina after the ‘60s kind of the legacy of the civil rights movement and how it continued in the ‘70s with things like the sanitation workers strike, ( ) efforts. I...


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    • Alzada Clark Interview Recorded: May 24, 1989 Interviewer: Michael Honey Alzada Clark: I met Leroy in l950; he came to Memphis on assignment, and I was working in a shop, the Memphis Dinette, [1950-55] as a supervisor/inspector. I was interested in...


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    • 1 Evelyn Bates Interview Recorded: May 16, 1989 in Memphis, TN Interviewer: Michael Honey Well, I'll tell you a bit about my background. I grew up in New Chicago, and finished high school at Manassas. My first job was working in the cafeteria at...


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    • Central labor councils--North Carolina.; African American fire fighters--North Carolina.; African American political activists--North Carolina.; African Americans--Civil rights--North Carolina.; African Americans--North Carolina.; African...
    • Interviewee: Marvin Wilson Interviewer: Kerry Taylor Interview date: May 21, 2008 Location: Charlotte, NC Length: 1 disc, approximately 120 minutes Kerry Taylor: We’ll go ahead and get this started. Just for the sake of the tape, I’m wondering if...


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    • African Americans--Civil rights--North Carolina.; Civil rights--North Carolina.; Student movements--North Carolina.
    • Transcript: Southern Oral History Project Interviewee: Minister Benjamin Chavis Muhammad Interviewer: Kieran Taylor Interview date: February 3, 2006 Location: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Length: 2 cassettes; approximately 94...


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    • Arkansas--Politics and government.; Labor--Southern States.; Labor unions--Arkansas.
    • SOUTHERN HISTORICAL COLLECTION CB# 3926, Wilson Library The University ot North Cai*» rtgapel m ^^ Chapel HiB, NC 27599-3926 Interview with Bill Becker, president, AFL-CIO in Arkansas, June 13, 197^, conducted "by Jack Bass and Walter De Vries,...


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    • Hospital Workers' Strike, Charleston, S.C., 1969.; African Americans--Civil rights--South Carolina--Charleston.; African American women employees--South Carolina--Charleston.; African American labor union members--South Carolina--Charleston.;...
    • TRANSCRIPT – ROSETTA SIMMONS Interviewee: Rosetta Simmons Interviewer: Otha Jennifer Dixon Interview Date: Wednesday, June 25, 2008 Location: Local 1199B Office Charleston, South Carolina Length: Approximately 32 minutes Otha Jennifer Dixon: For...


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    • 1 "The terrible thing about labor, many times the history dies with its membership": Interview with Edward Lindsey, May 27, 1989 A new generation of black workers came into the Firestone plant during its hiring expansion in 1963. It was the same...


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    • Tobacco workers--North Carolina.
    • Interview Ilotes: John Patterson 'iedassd'ay, January 3, *? A3t. "1L OC-o I was bom in Lahania, 5.0,, on Aur;st 9, 1902. I moved from Bahama to Durham when I was a haby, and war raised up on 212 Clement's Alley, which is now Lee 3t....


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    • 1 George Holloway Interview Recorded: March 23, 1990; Baltimore, MD Interviewer: Michael Honey Tape 1, Side 1 Q: Could you tell me a bit about your background? George: I was born in Memphis, Tennessee on June 8, l9l5. My Daddy was a pullman porter...


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    • Alzada Clark Interview Recorded: May 24, 1989 Interviewer: Michael Honey Alzada Clark: I met Leroy in l950; he came to Memphis on assignment, and I was working in a shop, the Memphis Dinette, [1950-55] as a supervisor/inspector. I was interested in...


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    • African American families--North Carolina--Charlotte.; African American women employees--North Carolina--Charlotte.; Sexual harassment of women--North Carolina.; Discrimination in employment--North Carolina--Charlotte.
    • Interview with HATTIE SCOTT May 15, 2008 By Dwana Waugh The Southern Oral History Program University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Transcript on deposit at The Southern Historical Collection Louis Round Wilson Library Citation of this interview...

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