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|Creator:||Lee, J. Kenneth (John Kenneth), 1923-|
|Title:||Oral history interview with J. Kenneth Lee|
Oral history in which J. Kenneth Lee discusses his experiences as a plaintiff in the lawsuit that integrated UNC and subsequently as a law student there. He describes what it was like to be an African American attorney in the 1950s and 1960s, several specific cases and other black attorneys, and the role of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). He also describes his involvement in the integration of Greensboro theaters, and why he stopped his involvement with civil rights issues.
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|Types:||Oral histories | Transcripts|
|Subjects:||Lee, J. Kenneth (John Kenneth), 1923- | African American law students--North Carolina--Chapel Hill | Law students--North Carolina--Chapel Hill | African American lawyers--North Carolina | Lawyers--North Carolina | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | African American civil rights workers--North Carolina | Civil rights workers--North Carolina | Civil rights movements--North Carolina | Civil rights demonstrations--North Carolina | Segregation--North Carolina | African Americans--Segregation--North Carolina | Race discrimination--North Carolina | North Carolina--Race relations--History--20th century | Greensboro--Race relations--History--20th century | Race relations | Discrimination in public accommodations--North Carolina--Greensboro | Greensboro (N.C.) | Guilford County (N.C.) | Chapel Hill (N.C.) | Durham County (N.C.)|
|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 | Greensboro Public Library (Greensboro, N.C.) | Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro | Greensboro Voices Collection (University of North Carolina at Greensboro. University Libraries)|
|Online Publisher:||Greensboro, N.C. : University Libraries, University of North Carolina at Greensboro | 2006|
Greensboro Public Library Oral History Project, Greensboro Public Library
Forms part of online collection: Greensboro Voices.
|Persistent Link to Item:||http://library.uncg.edu/depts/archives/civrights/detail-iv.asp?iv=82|