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  • Description: Woolworth
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    • Oral history interview with George Roach by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1978-11-17
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a November 17, 1978, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with George Roach, Roach primarily discusses the aftermath of and his reaction to the sit-in of February 1, 1960, and subsequent demonstrations. He...
    • Oral history interview with Charles O. Bess by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1984-01-20
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a January 20, 1984, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Charles O. Bess, Bess discusses the events that took place at Greensboro Woolworth's during the first week of the sit-ins in February, 1960. His...
    • Oral history interview with Ann Dearsley-Vernon, 2010 [text/print transcript]

    • 2010-04-14
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Ann Dearsley-Vernon (1938-2015) graduated from Woman's College (WC), now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1960. She is most known for her participation in the Greensboro Sit-ins in February 1960. Dearsley-Vernon continues an...
    • Oral history interview with Jibreel Khazan by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1980-12-04
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a December 4, 1980, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Jibreel Khazan, Khazan discusses the objectives and strategies of the demonstrations of 1960 and 1963, including the circumstances of the February 1960...
    • Oral history interview with Joseph McNeil by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-10-14
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an October 14, 1979, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Joseph McNeil, McNeil discusses the motivations and preparations of the Greensboro Four for the February 1, 1960, sit-in at Woolworth's. In addition to...
    • Oral history interview with Hobart Jarrett by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1980
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an oral history interview conducted circa 1980 by Eugene Pfaff with Hobart Jarrett, Jarrett primarily describes the efforts to desegregate the Woolworth's lunch counter and Meyer's Tea Room in Greensboro in the early 1960s. He...
    • Oral history interview with Frances Lewis by William Link

    • 1989-04-21
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an April 21, 1989, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Frances Lewis, Lewis describes her view of the transition from segregation to desegregation in Greensboro and the progress and changes made in the 30...
    • Oral history interview with Ima Edwards by Jim Schlosser

    • 1988
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • This transcript of an oral history interview conducted by Jim Schlosser circa 1988 with Imna Edwards, Ms. Edwards describes her observations of the Woolworth's sit-ins as an employee at the bakery counter. She briefly discusses the first students...
    • Oral history interview with Jo Spivey by Kathleen Hoke

    • 1990-06-12
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an oral history interview conducted circa June, 1990, by Kathleen Hoke with Jo Spivey, Spivey primarily discusses race relations in Greensboro throughout the 1950s and 1960s, especially as they related to her career at the...
    • Oral history interview with Howard Holderness by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1982-08-13
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a, August 13, 1982, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Howard Holderness, Holderness discusses his view on the 1954 Brown v. Board of Educationdecision, the school board's interpretation of the Pearsall...
    • Oral History Interview with Richard O'Neal by Justin Payne

    • 2008-09-26
    • Oral History Collection [Brock Museum, Greensboro College]
    • This oral history interview was conducted with Richard O'Neal on September 26, 2008 by Greensboro College senior, Justin Payne. The interview focuses on O'Neal's involvement with the 1960 Greensboro Woolworth's lunch counter sit-ins.

      Mr....
    • This Time Questions Keep 4 From Eating

    • 1980-02-02
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 2, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article, Kenneth Campbell reports on events held to commemorate the twentieth anniversary of the 1960 sit-ins at the Greensboro Woolworth store. The article begins with an account of a breakfast held...
    • Oral history interview with Franklin D. Parker, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-02-21
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Franklin D. Parker (1918-1995) came to Woman's College of the University of North Carolina in 1951 (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro) as assistant professor of history and retired as a full professor in 1983. He received the...
    • Oral History Interview with Anne Bisher Cook by Justin Payne

    • 2008-10-24
    • Oral History Collection [Brock Museum, Greensboro College]
    • This oral history interview was conducted with Anne Bisher Cook on October 24, 2008 by Greensboro College senior, Justin Payne. While a student at Greensboro College, Cook was known by her maiden name, Bisher. In this interview, Cook relays her...
    • Spark remains and Recalling the sit-ins

    • 1980-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • These two 1980 Greensboro Daily News editorials were published around the time of the twentieth anniversary of the Greensboro Woolworth lunch counter sit-ins.

      The January 23, 1980 editorial, "Recalling the sit-ins," outlines events planned...
    • Oral History Interview with Jack Elam by William Chafe

    • 1975
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This oral history interview conducted by William Chafe circa 1975 with Jack Elam primarily documents Jack Elam's career as Greensboro city attorney from 1954-1961 and mayor from 1969 to 1971. Elam briefly describes his background and education...
    • Oral history interview with Jo Spivey by Jim Schlosser

    • 2001-12-14
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a December 14, 2001, oral history interview conducted by Jim Schlosser with Jo Spivey, Spivey recalls her coverage of civil rights activities in Greensboro for the Greensboro Record and her opinion on changes in local race...

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