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Interview with Ralph Johns

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Creator:Johns, Ralph, 1916-1997
Title:Interview with Ralph Johns
Date:1979 Jan. 17

Interview in which Ralph Johns discusses his role in initiating the February 1, 1960 sit-in and his experiences during the following months of demonstrations. He provides his opinion on race in America, the role of Greensboro in the civil rights movement, and city and civil rights leaders.

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Types:Interviews | Text
Subjects:Johns, Ralph, 1916-1997 | McNeil, Joseph (Joseph Alfred), 1942- | Civil rights workers--North Carolina--Greensboro | Businessmen--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights movements--North Carolina--Greensboro | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | 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 | F.W. Woolworth Company | African American civil rights workers--North Carolina--Greensboro | African American college students--North Carolina--Greensboro | Sit-ins--North Carolina--Greensboro | Congress of Racial Equality | Direct action--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, Greensboro, North Carolina.

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Forms part of online collection: Greensboro Voices.

Persistent Link to Item:http://library.uncg.edu/dp/crg/oralHistItem.aspx?i=533