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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 | 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|
Greensboro Public Library Oral History Project, Greensboro Public Library
Forms part of online collection: Greensboro Voices.
|Persistent Link to Item:||http://library.uncg.edu/dp/crg/oralHistItem.aspx?i=562|