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Oral history interview with Ima Edwards

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Creator:Edwards, Ima, 1932-2003
Title:Oral history interview with Ima Edwards

Oral history in which Ima Edwards describes her observations of the Woolworth's sit-ins as an employee at the bakery counter. She briefly discusses the first students to come in, the subsequent rise in number of supporters, action of klansmen, Woolworth manager Curly Harris, and the closing and eventual reopening of the lunch counter.

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Subjects:Edwards, Ima, 1932-2003 | Civil rights movements--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights demonstrations--North Carolina--Greensboro | African Americans--North Carolina--Greensboro | African Americans--Civil rights--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights--North Carolina--Greensboro | Sit-ins--North Carolina--Greensboro | Passive resistance--North Carolina--Greensboro | Direct action--North Carolina--Greensboro | Nonviolence--North Carolina--Greensboro | F.W. Woolworth Company--Employees | Women food service employees--North Carolina--Greensboro | Segregation--North Carolina--Greensboro | African Americans--Segregation--North Carolina--Greensboro | Race discrimination--North Carolina--Greensboro | Race relations | Greensboro (N.C.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) | 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
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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=597