Here are some of the materials we have found helpful in preparing for and thinking through the oral history interviews on this site. These may supplement but cannot substitute for direct listening. You may also find the MCJC educational materials found here helpful. If you find other print or digital sources that you think others interested in the history of Black Chapel Hill/Carrboro would appreciate, please let us know! Write to [email protected].
Publications & Theses
Albright, Alex. The Forgotten First: B-1 and the Integration of the Modern Navy. R.A. Fountain, 2013.
Athas, Daphne. Chapel Hill in Plain Sight: Notes from the Other Side of the Tracks. Hillsborough, NC: Eno Publishers, 2010.
Barksdale, Marcellus. "Civil Rights Organization and the Indigenous Movement in Chapel Hill, N.C." Phylon 47, no. 1 (1986):29-42.
Barksdale, Marcellus. "The Indigenous Civil Rights Movement and Cultural Change in North Carolina: Weldon, Chapel Hill, and Monroe: 1946-65." Ph.D. diss., Duke University, 1977.
Brown, Leslie. Upbuilding Black Durham: Gender, Class, and Black Community Development in the Jim Crow South. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 2008.
Chapman, John (“Yonni”) K. "Black Freedom and the University of North Carolina, 1793-1960." Ph.D. diss., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2006.
Chapman, John (“Yonni”) K. “Second Generation: Black Youth and the Origins of the Civil Rights Movement in Chapel Hill, N.C., 1937-1963.” MA thesis, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1995.
Crow, Jeffrey J., Paul D. Escott, and Flora J. Hatley Wadelington. A History of African Americans in North Carolina. Raleigh: Office of Archives and History, North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources, 2011.
Ehle, John. The Free Men. Lewisville, NC: Press 53, 2007.
Freeman, Charles Maddry. “Growth and Plan for a Community: A Study of Negro Life in the Chapel Hill and Carrboro, North Carolina.” MA thesis, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1944.
Moore, Rosetta Austin. The Impact of Slavery on the Education of Blacks in Orange County, North Carolina: 1619-1970. Morrisville, NC: Lulu Publishing Services, 2015.
Pearce, Emily Eidenier. Rogers Road. Lulu, 2013.
Wallace, Jim and Paul Dickson. Courage in the Moment: The Civil Rights Struggle, 1961-1964. Mineola, NY: Dover Publications, 2012.
Waugh, Dwana Leah. “From Forgotten to Remembered: The Long Process of School Desegregation in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and Prince Edward County, Virginia.” PhD diss., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2012, http://pqdtopen.proquest.com/doc/1024428071.html? FMT=AI
Williams, J. Derek. "'It Wasn't Slavery Time Anymore': Foodworkers' Strike at Chapel Hill." PhD diss., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1969, https://cdr.lib.unc.edu/concern/dissertations/cf95jc18c.
Web & Archival Resources
Chapman, John Kenyon, Papers, 1969-2009. Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. http://finding- aids.lib.unc.edu/05441.
Charlotte Fryar, ”Reclaiming the University of the People: Racial Justice Movements at the University of North Carolina”, www.uncofthepeople.com.
"Chapel Hill Civil Rights Timeline, 1960-1969," Town of Chapel Hill, https://chapelhillhistory.org/civil-rights/timeline/.
Chapel Hill Community History - Civil Rights. Town of Chapel Hill. https://chapelhillhistory.org/civil-rights/.
Digital NC, North Carolina Digital Heritage Center. https://www.digitalnc.org.
Documenting the American South. University Libraries, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. http://docsouth.unc.edu/index.html.
Duke University Oral History Program Collection, 1973- 1978, 1992. David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University. https://library.duke.edu/rubenstein/findingaids/duohp/
Edwards-Paschall, Cynthia. "Black History, Our History," Chapel Hill Magazine. https://chapelhillmagazine.com/black-history-our-history/.
"I Raised My Hand to Volunteer: Foodworkers' Strike," 2007 exhibit, University of North Carolina Libraries, https://exhibits.lib.unc.edu/exhibits/show/protest/foodworker-essay.
“The Journey of Reconciliation: The Freedom Rides in Chapel Hill,” 2011 exhibit, University of North Carolina Libraries, http://library.unc.edu/past- exhibits/the-journey-of-reconciliation-the-freedom- rides-in-chapel-hill/
Mike Ogle, “Stone Walls: What is UNC? Who is Chapel Hill?,” www.stonewalls.substack.com.
“Quaker Freedmen’s School,” Open Orange, http://openorangenc.org/buildings/quaker- freedmens-school.
"Re/Collecting Chapel Hill," Town of Chapel Hill, https://chapelhillhistory.org/podcast/season-one/.
Southern Oral History Program Interview Database, Southern Oral History Program, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, http://dc.lib.unc.edu/cdm/landingpage/collection/sohp.