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Oral history interview with Sarah Outterbridge

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Creator:Outterbridge, Sarah Jones
Title:Oral history interview with Sarah Outterbridge
Date:1982 July 24

Oral history in which Sarah Outterbridge primarily discusses her experiences with CORE, including its strategies, a training workshop, and the role of local chapter leaders such as her father Rev. Marion Jones, Bill Thomas, Lewis Brandon, Wendell Scott, her sister Betty, and B. Elton Cox. She provides many details of the 1962-63 picketing campaign of the movie theatres, S&W cafeteria, and McDonald's, including the November 1962 mass arrests that resulted in her prolonged incarceration at the old polio hospital.

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Subjects:Outterbridge, Sarah Jones | Jones, Marion B., 1918- | Brandon, Lewis A., 1939- | Cox, B. Elton (Benjamin Elton), 1931- | Thomas, William A., 1943- | 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 | Race discrimination--North Carolina--Greensboro | Greensboro (N.C.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Race relations | Congress of Racial Equality | African American civic leaders--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civic leaders--North Carolina--Greensboro | Picketing--North Carolina--Greensboro | Discrimination in public accommodations--North Carolina--Greensboro | Discrimination in restaurants--North Carolina--Greensboro | Arrest--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
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Greensboro Public Library Oral History Project, Greensboro Public Library

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Forms part of online collection: Greensboro Voices.

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