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Oral history interview with Charles O. Bess

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Creator:Bess, Charles O.
Title:Oral history interview with Charles O. Bess
Date:1984 Jan. 20
Description:

Oral history in which Charles Bess discusses the events that took place at Greensboro Woolworth's during the first week of the sit-ins in February, 1960. His recollections include the treatment of the black employees by management, strategies and treatment of sit-in participants, the Feb. 6 bomb threat, and the day the lunch counter was desegregated.

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Types:Text
Subjects:Bess, Charles O. | Busboys--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights demonstrations--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights movements--North Carolina--Greensboro | Sit-ins--North Carolina--Greensboro | F.W. Woolworth Company | Discrimination in public accommodations--North Carolina--Greensboro | African Americans--North Carolina--Greensboro | Race discrimination--North Carolina--Greensboro | Race relations | Greensboro (N.C.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Greensboro (N.C.) | Guilford County (N.C.)
Collection:Greensboro Voices: Voicing Observations in Civil Rights and Equality struggles
Institution:University of North Carolina at Greensboro's University Libraries
Contributors:University of North Carolina at Greensboro. University Libraries
Online Publisher:Greensboro, N.C. : University Libraries, University of North Carolina at Greensboro | 2006
Original Material:

Greensboro Public Library Oral History Project, Greensboro Public Library

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Forms part of online collection: Greensboro Voices.

Persistent Link to Item:http://library.uncg.edu/dp/crg/oralHistItem.aspx?i=491