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Oral history interview with Jack Moebes

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Creator:Moebes, John G., 1911-2002
Title:Oral history interview with Jack Moebes
Date:1997 Dec. 17

Moebes primarily recounts his experiences as a photographer of civil rights activities in Greensboro, including the February 1, 1960, sit-in, subsequent demonstrations, and the desegregation of Gillespie and Sumner schools. He also describes a run-in with a Klansman, details of the history of the Greensboro newspapers, and particulars of cameras.

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Subjects:Moebes, John G., 1911-2002 | Photographers--North Carolina--Greensboro | Reporters and reporting--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights movements--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights demonstrations--North Carolina--Greensboro | School integration--North Carolina--Greensboro | Segregation in education--North Carolina--Greensboro | Newspapers | Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) | 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=599