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Oral history interview with William H. Jackson

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Creator:Jackson, William H., 1915-1993
Title:Oral history interview with William H. Jackson
Date:1979 May 18

Oral history in which Captain William Jackson recalls leading a special police force charged with maintaining peace during the 1963 demonstrations. He describes the various activities that occurred during that time and the measures he and his men took to keep order. Various informants are mentioned, including Jesse Jackson and Bill Thomas. He also recalls activities surrounding the shootings at A&T in 1969 that resulted in the death of Willie Grimes.

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Subjects:Jackson, William H., 1915-1993 | Jackson, Jesse, 1941- | Grimes, Willie Ernest, 1949-1969 | Thomas, William A., 1943- | Police--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights movements--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights demonstrations--North Carolina--Greensboro | Informers--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=529