Oral History

Edwin Caldwell, Jr. - On his childhood and interactions between Black and white community members

Interviewed by Bob Gilgor on May 28, 2000

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.

Edwin Caldwell, Jr. - On his childhood and interactions between Black and white community members

Edwin Caldwell, Jr. - On his childhood and interactions between Black and white community members

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Oral history interview of Caldwell Jr., Edwin conducted by Gilgor, Bob on May 28, 2000 at Home of Edwin Caldwell, Jr., Chapel Hill, NC.

Citation: Southern Oral History Program, “Edwin Caldwell, Jr. - On his childhood and interactions between Black and white community members,” From the Rock Wall, accessed February 28, 2021, https://fromtherockwall.org/oral-histories/edwin-caldwell-may-2000-14.

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.

View this interview on the Southern Oral History Program website

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