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Oral history interview with Frances Lewis

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Creator:Lewis, Frances Herbin, 1942-
Title:Oral history interview with Frances Lewis
Date:1981 Jan. 17

Oral history in which Frances Herbin Lewis discusses her participation in the civil rights movement in Greensboro, including the sit-ins of 1960, demonstrations in 1962 and 1963, the sit-in in the square, her incarnation in the old polio hospital, and her membership in the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE). She also describes her relationship with and opinion concerning the Greensboro Four, Bill Thomas, Knighton Stanley, and other movement and black community leaders.

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Subjects:Lewis, Frances Herbin, 1942- | Thomas, William A., 1943- | Stanley, Alfred Knighton, 1937- | African American civil rights workers--North Carolina--Greensboro | African American college students--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights movements--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights demonstrations--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights workers--North Carolina--Greensboro | Sit-in--North Carolina--Greensboro | Congress of Racial Equality | 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=544