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Oral history interview with Joseph McNeil

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Creator:McNeil, Joseph (Joseph Alfred), 1942-
Title:Oral history interview with Joseph McNeil
Date:1979 Oct. 14

Oral history in which Joseph McNeil discusses the motivations and preparations of the Greensboro Four for the February 1, 1960 sit-in at Woolworth's. In addition to describing race relations and demonstrations in Greensboro, McNeil specifically notes the contributions of Bennett College students and Ralph Johns to the city's sit-ins. He also discusses his personal leadership role in the movement, and the effect that this involvement has had on his life.

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Subjects:McNeil, Joseph (Joseph Alfred), 1942- | Johns, Ralph, 1916-1997 | African American civil rights workers--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights workers--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights movements--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights demonstrations--North Carolina--Greensboro | Sit-ins--North Carolina--Greensboro | Nonviolence--North Carolina--Greensboro | Passive resistance--North Carolina--Greensboro | Direct action--North Carolina--Greensboro | Race discrimination--North Carolina--Greensboro | Greensboro (N.C.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Race relations | African American college students--North Carolina--Greensboro | College students--North Carolina--Greensboro | Bennett College (Greensboro, N.C.) | Greensboro (N.C.) | Guilford 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
Online Publisher:Greensboro, N.C. : University Libraries, University of North Carolina at Greensboro | 2006
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=555