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|Creator:||Bess, Charles O.|
|Title:||Oral history interview with Charles O. Bess|
|Date:||1984 Jan. 20|
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:||Oral histories | Transcripts|
|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 | Greensboro Public Library (Greensboro, N.C.) | Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro | Greensboro Voices Collection (University of North Carolina at Greensboro. University Libraries)|
|Online Publisher:||Greensboro, N.C. : University Libraries, University of North Carolina at Greensboro | 2006|
Greensboro Public Library Oral History Project, Greensboro Public Library
Forms part of online collection: Greensboro Voices.
|Persistent Link to Item:||http://library.uncg.edu/depts/archives/civrights/detail-iv.asp?iv=18|