Oral History

Shirley Bradshaw - On her childhood, education, and school integration

Interviewed by Bob Gilgor on March 29, 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.

Shirley Bradshaw - On her childhood, education, and school integration

Shirley Bradshaw - On her childhood, education, and school integration

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Oral history interview of Bradshaw, Shirley conducted by Gilgor, Bob on March 29, 2001 at Chapel Hill Public Library, Chapel Hill, NC.

Citation: Southern Oral History Program, “Shirley Bradshaw - On her childhood, education, and school integration,” From the Rock Wall, accessed September 20, 2021, https://fromtherockwall.org/oral-histories/shirley-bradshaw-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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