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Wake Forest Student Protests and Activism, 1950s-1970s: Wake Forest student culture, 1960s-70s
Vertical files consist of newspaper clippings, published and unpublished documents, and other materials about specific subjects related to WFU history. This collection has not been digitized; link leads to the finding aid for the print collection.
G. William (Bill) Joyner, WFU class of 1966, played basketball in for WFU and joined the U.S. Army after graduation. Oral history interview includes Joyner's memories of his undergraduate years at Wake Forest, the Vietnam Era, and working during the early years of development for the University. Audio only; no transcript.
Beth Norbrey Hopkins graduated from WFU in 1973 and was the school's first Black homecoming queen. She became a lawyer and later held various positions in the WFU administration, History department, and School of Law. Interview includes description of her arrival at WFU and her core group of African-American friends who supported each other during their undergraduate years. Audio and transcript.
Griffith received his B.A. from WFU in 1965 and held a variety of administrative position at the university. His interview includes discussion of his undergraduate experience of academics, social activities, and the impact of the football team on integration. Audio only; no transcript.