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Oral history interview with Boyd Morris

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Creator:Morris, Robert Boyd, 1912-1995
Title:Oral history interview with Boyd Morris

Oral history in which Boyd Morris primarily describes his work as mayor, especially efforts to build the coliseum and the related controversies. He discusses his response to protestors at his Mayfair Cafeteria, their effect on his business, and his reasons for not desegregating. He describes meetings held with other business owners, with city officials, and with black community leaders.

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Subjects:Morris, Robert Boyd, 1912-1995 | Mayors--North Carolina--Greensboro | Restaurateurs--North Carolina--Greensboro | Mayfair Cafeteria (Greensboro, N.C.) | Discrimination in restaurants--North Carolina--Greensboro | Segregation--North Carolina--Greensboro | African Americans--Segregation--North Carolina--Greensboro | Race discrimination--North Carolina--Greensboro | Race relations | Greensboro (N.C.)--Race relations--History--20th century | 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=562