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Daisy Stroud oral history interview 1, June 20, 2001

 Digital Record
Identifier: OH-ST0158


  • Creation: 2001-06-20


Daisy Spears Stroud, a native of Charlotte, recounts her experiences growing up in the First Ward neighborhood and her career in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg school system before and during desegregation in the 1950s-1970s. She describes her experiences as an African American faculty member who transferred to an integrated school and began working with white parents and colleagues. Ms. Stroud also shares her views on the successes and failures of the Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education Supreme Court decision and its impact on the African American community, and her perceptions on civil rights leadership and activism in Charlotte.


94 Minutes

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Part of the Oral Histories, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte Repository

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Charlotte NC 28223 United States

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