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Oral history interview with Elizabeth Laizner

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Creator:Laizner, Elizabeth, 1915-2004
Title:Oral history interview with Elizabeth Laizner
Date:1979 June 19

Oral history in which Dr. Elizabeth Laizner provides details concerning formation of the Congress of Racial Equality, including the primary figures involved and their roles. She describes in detail several of the major marches, pickets, and various other events that occurred, including those that led to her arrest. She also explains the planning, training, and strategies it took to prepare for them.

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Subjects:Laizner, Elizabeth, 1915-2004 | College teachers--North Carolina--Greensboro | Congress of Racial Equality | Civil rights workers--North Carolina--Greensboro | Women social reformers--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights demonstrations--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights movements--North Carolina--Greensboro | Sit-ins--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=537