"My dad would go to work in the morning. Go to the South building to work before the post office. And then he would leave there and go straight to the Carolina Inn. And he probably wouldn’t come home till nine or ten o’clock."
- Doug Clark, Sr.
Doug Clark, Sr. - On growing up in Chapel Hill and high school
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.
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