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Oral history interview with George Leverett

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Creator:Leverett, George H.
Title:Oral history interview with George Leverett
Date:1979 Apr. 30

Oral history in which George Leverett discusses his role as police officer during the early 1960s in High Point. He explains the tactics of demonstrators and the responses from the police. He also discusses expectations of the department and how this affected their responses to the initial demonstrations.

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Subjects:Leverett, George H. | Police--North Carolina--High Point | Men, White--North Carolina--High Point | African Americans--North Carolina--High Point | African Americans--Civil rights--North Carolina--High Point | Civil rights movements--North Carolina--High Point | Civil rights demonstrations--North Carolina--High Point | African American civil rights workers--North Carolina--High Point | Civil rights workers--North Carolina--High Point | Passive resistance--North Carolina--High Point | Direct action--North Carolina--High Point | Nonviolence--North Carolina--High Point | Segregation--North Carolina--High Point | African Americans--Segregation--North Carolina--High Point | Race discrimination--North Carolina--High Point | High Point (N.C.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Race relations | United States, North Carolina, High Point, 35.955692, -80.005318 | United States, North Carolina, Guilford County, 36.0794515, -79.7890131
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=543