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Oral history interview with George H. Evans

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Creator:Evans, George H., 1907-
Title:Oral history interview with George H. Evans
Date:1979 Apr. 27

Oral history in which George Evans discusses his role as chairman of the Special Committee on Human Rights and as a member the Greensboro Citizens Association during the civil rights demonstrations in 1963. He describes negotiations with the business owners, city council, and demonstrators regarding desegregation of downtown businesses, and comments on the accomplishments of the civil rights movement and the growth of economic opportunity for African Americans.

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Subjects:Evans, George H., 1907- | African American physicians--North Carolina--Greensboro | African American civic leaders--North Carolina--Greensboro | African American civil rights workers--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civic leaders--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights workers--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights movements--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights demonstrations--North Carolina--Greensboro | African Americans--North Carolina--Greensboro | African Americans--Segregation--North Carolina--Greensboro | Segregation--North Carolina--Greensboro | Race discrimination--North Carolina--Greensboro | Race relations | Greensboro (N.C.)--Race relations--History--20th century | 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=508