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Oral history interview with Neil McGill

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Creator:McGill, Neil, 1913-1988
Title:Oral history interview with Neil McGill

Oral history in which Neil McGill discusses demonstrations held at the Carolina Theatre, their effects on business, and the outcomes after desegregation. He recalls encounters with demonstrators and incidents between blacks whites after desegregation occurred. He discusses the trials of those arrested, tactics employed by segregated businesses to try and satisfy the blacks, and the committees appointed to handle the situation in Greensboro.

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Subjects:McGill, Neil, 1913-1988 | Discrimination in public accommodations--North Carolina--Greensboro | Race discrimination--North Carolina--Greensboro | Race relations | Greensboro (N.C.)--Race relations--History--20th century | African Americans--North Carolina--Greensboro | African Americans--Segregation--North Carolina--Greensboro | Segregation--North Carolina--Greensboro | Multiplex theaters--North Carolina | Civic leaders--North Carolina | Civil rights movements--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights demonstrations--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=552