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Overview The interviews focus on the educational experiences of members of the African American community of Charlotte during the era of segregation. Many interviewees also discuss how things changed once segregation ended and their children’s school experiences.
Dates: 2004 - 2005
Overview Native Charlotteans Jimmie Lee Kirkpatrick and De Kirkpatrick discuss their ongoing journey together after discovering that their family histories were interwoven through the institution of slavery. Although they were both classmates at Myers Park High School in the mid-1960s, it was not until almost fifty years later that a newspaper article recounting the injustice Jimmie Lee had faced as a thwarted contender for the Shrine Bowl brought the two classmates into contact with each other. As...
Dates: 2017-10 - 2017-11
Collection — Box: SFC4 [F09.090.03.02], Folder: 413
Overview The N.C. School Desegregation collection, 1955-1956 (mss 413), is a small assortment (one folder) of mostly published material, generated by the faction that was opposed to the racial desegregation of public schools. The organizer of this material is not known.
Dates: 1955 - 1956
- Subject: Segregation in education -- North Carolina X
- Oral Histories, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte 2
- Manuscript Collections, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte 1
- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education 1
- J. Murrey Atkins Library (University of North Carolina at Charlotte) 1