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Oral history interview with Pat Patterson

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Creator:Patterson, Robert Tyrone, 1941-
Title:Oral history interview with Pat Patterson
Date:1979 July 17

Oral history in which Robert Patterson describes how the first sit-ins occurred, events that led up to the formation of the Greensboro Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) chapter, and the key players involved. He explains strategies behind the CORE planning sessions, how demonstrations and pickets were carried out, and reactions on the part of the city police.

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Subjects:Patterson, Robert Tyrone, 1941- | African American civil rights workers--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights workers--North Carolina--Greensboro | African American college students--North Carolina--Greensboro | College students--North Carolina--Greensboro | North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University | African American universities and colleges--North Carolina--Greensboro | Universities and colleges--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights movements--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights demonstrations--North Carolina--Greensboro | Sit-ins--North Carolina--Greensboro | Passive resistance--North Carolina--Greensboro | Nonviolence--North Carolina--Greensboro | Direct action--North Carolina--Greensboro | Congress of Racial Equality | Race discrimination--North Carolina--Greensboro | Race relations | Greensboro (N.C.)--Race relations--History--20th century | African Americans--North Carolina--Greensboro | African Americans--Segregation--North Carolina--Greensboro | Segregation--North Carolina--Greensboro | Picketing--North Carolina--Greensboro | Police--North Carolina--Greensboro | Police--North Carolina--Greensboro--Attitudes | 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.

Persistent Link to Item:http://library.uncg.edu/dp/crg/oralHistItem.aspx?i=565