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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
Date:1986 Dec. 9

Oral history in which Boyd Morris describes his response to civil rights demonstrators at the Mayfair, his confrontation with Jesse Jackson, his reasons for not desegregating his restaurant, and the results of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 on downtown businesses including ails of his years on the city council and as mayor of Greensboro.

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Subjects:Morris, Robert Boyd, 1912-1995 | Jackson, Jesse, 1941- | Civil rights demonstration--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights movements--North Carolina--Greensboro | Mayfair Cafeteria (Greensboro, N.C.) | Civil rights workers--North Carolina--Greensboro | African American civil rights workers--North Carolina--Greensboro | Restaurateurs--North Carolina--Greensboro | 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 | City council members--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=563