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Microaggressions: Finding Davidson College Archives and Library Resources

This research guide contains listings of Davidson College library and archives materials related to microaggressions, diversity and inclusion, social justice, and equity.

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AV Materials

Audiovisual materials are media including record albums, audiocassettes, videocassettes, music cds, cd-roms, and dvds. Most of our collection deals with campus events such as convocation, freshman orientation lectures, commencements, and reunions. There are also oral history tapes related to college and town history.

Listed below are relevant audiovisual materials that highlight student and institutional engagement with issues related to diversity and inclusion, social justice, and equity. Audiovisual materials are organized by format and brief descriptions of the materials are included. If have questions or would like to view these materials in-person, please email for assistance. 

Audiovisual Materials

Audio 105 - Audio 108, Audio 112, Audio 116, Audio 123: Common Ground Oral History Series

Speakers: Varied, see "Oral History" research guide.

Description: Oral histories about race relations in Davidson conducted by English 201 students in Spring 1997.

CD 57- CD 61: Alumni of Color Interview Project (2009)

Speakers: Lenny McAllister (’93), Janet Stovall (’85), Leslie Brown (’69), Rasheedah Hasan (’96), Derry Harper (’76)  

Description: These five interviews were conducted by students during a 2009 alumni event.

Digital 58: Interview with Charles Dockery (April 2014)

Speakers: Dockery, Charles; Kim, Tae-Sun; McClain, Isabel

Description: Interview about race relations on the campus of Davidson College with a particular focus on the twentieth century.

DVD 2: Race at Davidson: (Interviews with Students, School Year 1983-84)

Description: In this video, several students are interviewed and asked questions about their opinions on the racial issues facing Davidson College. Video 15 is original version.

DVD 4: Examining Race Relations at Davidson College (2003)

Description: English 495 Colloquium Project about campus race relations.

DVD 178: Coeducation Talkback (2012)

Description: A Union Board production in conjunction with the Davidsonian Show and Davidson Women's Activity Council. The video has interviews with Gardner Ligo, Job Thomas, and Caroline Fache along with short answer responses from Davidson students to questions such as when did coeducation begin at Davidson, what is a MRS degree, attitudes about gender relations on campus.

DVD 206: DCTV #1 Winter (1986)

Description: Episode of DCTV with segments on First Night Down, Human Sexuality Week, Union Board appointments, Mid-Winters, and men's basketball.

Video 238: All Local Reports on Spike Lee's Visit to Davidson College (October 1992)

Description: This is a composite of local television news coverage of Spike Lee's visit to campus and the bomb threat. Stations represented are WCNC, WBTV and WSOC.

Video 244: Davidson News Clips (c.1984)

Description: This is a composite of television news stories about Davidson College, including race relations and Project 87.

Video 246: Reports on Race Relations at Davidson (March 1992)

Speakers: Foxx, Anthony; Williams, Bob; Butler, Barbara; Terry, William H.; Johnson, Jesse; Milligan, Catherine; Coy, Bill; Hinson, Travis; Lilly, Steve; Stevens, Suzanne; Rhew, David

Description: Video is composite of television news reports concerning Committee on Alleged Intolerance Report. Stations include WBTA, WSOC and WCNC.

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