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Oral History Interview with James Moore, October 16, 2003. Interview U-0011. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007).
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  • Abstract
    James Moore, who has lived his entire life in Prospect, North Carolina, in Robeson County, reflects on some of the conflicts there during the desegregation process. He had a firsthand view of anti-integration sentiment when he drove a school bus for a few months in Prospect, and witnessed local Native Americans' determination not to allow black students into their schools.
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  • Get-out-the-vote effort
  • Tensions between Native Americans and African Americans during desegregation
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  • Subjects
  • North Carolina--Race relations--20th century
  • Robeson County (N.C.)--Race relations
  • Civil rights--North Carolina
  • Civil rights movements--North Carolina--History--20th century
  • Civil rights movements--North Carolina--Robeson County
  • Indians of North America--North Carolina--Robeson County
  • Indians of North America--Civil rights--North Carolina--History--20th century
  • Robeson County (N.C.)--History--20th century
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