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Oral history interview with Janet C. Boyte

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Creator:Ferguson, Janet Boyte
Title:Oral history interview with Janet C. Boyte
Date:1982 Aug. 31

Oral history interview with Janet C. Boyte in which she primarily discusses the career and civil rights activities of her husband, Harry Boyte, especially his employment with various newspapers, the Red Cross, and with the American Friends Service Committee in High Point; using their Charlotte home as a shelter for Freedom Riders and allies of Robert Williams in Monroe, NC; and participation in Greensboro demonstrations. Other topics include Mrs. Boyte's work with the Greensboro YWCA and her son's civil right activities.

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Subjects:Ferguson, Janet Boyte | Civil rights workers--North Carolina | Women social reformers--North Carolina | American Friends Service Committee | Newspapers--Employees | Red Cross and Red Crescent | Freedom Rides, 1961 | Civil rights movements--North Carolina | Civil rights movements--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights demonstrations--North Carolina--Greensboro | Race discrimination--North Carolina--Greensboro | Race relations | Greensboro (N.C.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Civic leaders--North Carolina--Greensboro | United States, North Carolina, Guilford County, Greensboro, 36.0726355, -79.7919754
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
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=493