Oral History

Alice Battle - On her experiences in Chapel Hill before integration

Interviewed by Bob Gilgor on February 20, 2001

This interview is part of an oral history project called Southern Communities: Listening for a Change: Mighty Tigers--Oral HIstories of Chapel Hill's Lincoln High School. The interviewes were conducted from 2000-2001, by Bob Gilgor, with former teachers, staff, and students from Chapel Hill, N.C.'s Lincoln High School, the historically black secondary school that closed in 1962 when a school desegregation plan was implemented. Interviewees discuss African American life and race relations in Chapel Hill, as well as education, discipline, extracurricular activities, and high school social life before and after integration.

Alice Battle - On her experiences in Chapel Hill before integration

Oral history interview of Battle, Alice conducted by Gilgor, Bob on February 20, 2001 at Home of Alice Battle, Chapel Hill, NC.

Citation: Southern Oral History Program, “Alice Battle - On her experiences in Chapel Hill before integration,” From the Rock Wall, accessed October 20, 2021, https://fromtherockwall.org/oral-histories/alice-battle-discussing-her-experiences-in-chapel-hill-before-integration.

Rights: Open for research. The Southern Oral History Program (SOHP) welcomes non-commercial use and access that qualifies as fair use to all unrestricted interview materials in the collection. The researcher must cite and give proper credit to the SOHP. The SOHP requests that the researcher informs the SOHP as to how and where they are using the material.

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