Carolyn Briggs grew up on S. Merritt Mill road in a two-story rock house. As a child, she walked over a mile to go to elementary school in Northside – no matter if it was raining, snowing, or sleeting. She is a graduate of Lincoln High School and participated in the Civil Rights Movement in Chapel Hill as a teenager.
Carolyn Briggs - On the construction of the A.D. Clark Pool and lifeguards (clip)
Carolyn Briggs describes writing essays in school to convince people to build the pool. She also describes being saved from drowning in the pool and remembers several of the lifeguards at A.D. Clark Pool.
Carolyn Briggs - On her childhood and growing up during the Civil Rights Movement
Carolyn Briggs - On funding for the A.D. Clark Pool (clip)
Carolyn Briggs - On walking to Northside Elementary (clip)
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