Oral History

Joanne Peerman - On her childhood, education, and school integration

Interviewed by Bob Gilgor on February 24, 2001

This oral history 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 interviewees 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.

Joanne Peerman - On her childhood, education, and school integration

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Oral history interview of Peerman, Joanne conducted by Gilgor, Bob on February 24, 2001 at Home of Joanne Peerman's sister, Chapel Hill, NC.

Citation: Southern Oral History Program, “Joanne Peerman - On her childhood, education, and school integration,” From the Rock Wall, accessed April 18, 2024, https://fromtherockwall.org/oral-histories/joanne-peerman-on-her-childhood-education-and-school-integration.

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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