Oral History

Betty King - On growing up in Chapel Hill, family, and Lincoln High School

Interviewed by Bob Gilgor on January 18, 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.

Betty King - On growing up in Chapel Hill, family, and Lincoln High School

Betty King - On growing up in Chapel Hill, family, and Lincoln High School

Betty King - On growing up in Chapel Hill, family, and Lincoln High School

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Oral history interview of King, Betty conducted by Gilgor, Bob on January 18, 2001 at Home of Betty King, Chapel Hill, NC.

Citation: Southern Oral History Program, “Betty King - On growing up in Chapel Hill, family, and Lincoln High School,” From the Rock Wall, accessed September 20, 2021, https://fromtherockwall.org/oral-histories/betty-king-2.

Rights: Researcher must obtain written permission of interviewee, interviewer, director of the Southern Oral History Program, or director of the Chapel Hill Museum for publication.

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