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Collection Number: 05133-z

Collection Title: Warlick and Ferguson Videotape and Transcripts, 2003

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Abstract Ernie Warlick, a tight end from from North Carolina Central University, played for the Buffalo Bills, 1962-1965, and was the first African American sportscaster on Buffalo television. Charley Ferguson attended Tennessee State University before playing for the Buffalo Bills as a wide receiver, 1963-1969. Videotape and transcripts of presentations by Ernie Warlick and Charley Ferguson on "Growing Up in the South Before the Civil Rights Movement," at the Symposium on Racial Equality at Hilbert College in Hamburg, N.Y., on 7 April 2003. Ernie Warlick described life as an African American in racially segregated Hickory, N.C., and segregation in college sports in North Carolina in the 1940s and 1950s. Charley Ferguson described segregation in Galveston, Tex., including segregation in high school sports and civil rights sit-ins and marches in Nashville, Tenn., in 1960.
Creator Ferguson, Charley.



Warlick, Ernie, 1932- .
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
Use of videotape may require production of viewing copy.
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No usage restrictions.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Warlick and Ferguson Videotape and Transcripts #5133-z, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Ernie Warlick of Williamsville, N.Y., and Charles E. Ferguson of Eggertsville, N.Y., through Roger Stone of Hilbert College, Hamburg, N.Y., in September 2003 (Acc. 99620).
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Ernie Warlick, a tight end from from North Carolina Central University, was a three-time All-Canadian Football League player before joining the Buffalo Bills in 1962. He played for the Bills and was selected to the American Football League All-Star Team in 1962, 1963, 1964, and 1965. He is a member of the American Football League Hall of Fame.

Walick was the first African American sportscaster on Buffalo television, was elected to the Buffalo Broadcast Pioneers Hall of Fame in 1998, and received the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Distinguished Service Award in 2000. Warlick was born in 1932 in Hickory, N.C.

Charley Ferguson was a wide receiver with the Cleveland Browns in 1961, the Minnesota Vikings in 1962, and the Buffalo Bills, 1963-1969. Ferguson grew up in Galveston, Tex., and attended Tennessee State University in Nashville, Tenn.

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Videotape and transcripts of presentations by African American football players Ernie Warlick and Charley Ferguson on "Growing Up in the South Before the Civil Rights Movement," at the Symposium on Racial Equality at Hilbert College on 7 April 2003. Ernie Warlick described life as an African American in racially segregated Hickory, N.C., and segregation in college sports in North Carolina in the 1940s and 1950s. Charley Ferguson described segregation in Galveston, Tex., including segregation in high school sports and civil rights sit-ins and marches in Nashville, Tenn., in 1960.

Included are transcripts of the presentations that were done by Lorianne Jasinski.

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Items separated include a videotape (VT-5133/1).

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Processing Information

Processed by: Linda Sellars, May 2004

Encoded by: Linda Sellars, May 2004

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