Interview with Wayne Moore and Benjamin Wonce who talk about the events that lead up to the boycott of New Hanover County Schools in February 1971. Both men participated in the boycott. Moore was arrested and was a member of the group known as the Wilmington 10. Wonce was not arrested but testified for the defense at the trial of the Wilmington 10.
In this interview conducted by Sherman Hayes and Michael Haas, Mr. Gilbert H. Burnett reveals the circumstances that led him to practice law and shares anecdotes from his professional history, including his focus on improving the Juvenile Court System and his memories of the Wilmington Ten hearing.
Interview with Bertha B. Todd who was the first and last librarian at Williston High School. She discusses her career in education and librarianship in Wilmington, as well as her role in community service and race relations. Following integration and the closing of Williston, she transferred to Hoggard High. Mrs. Todd intervened to prevent riots during integration.