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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:1989 Apr. 24

Oral history in which Robert Patterson describes events that led to the first sit-ins in 1960, demonstrations that followed, and who participated and why. He discusses the roles of Jesse Jackson and himself in CORE, and the long-term effects of the civil rights movement in Greensboro.

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Subjects:Patterson, Robert Tyrone, 1941- | Jackson, Jesse, 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 | 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=566