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Oral history interview with Frank O. Sherrill Jr.

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Creator:Sherrill, Frank Odell, 1922-1983
Title:Oral history interview with Frank O. Sherrill Jr.
Description:

Oral history in which Frank Odell Sherrill primarily recalls the demonstrations and pickets that took place outside of the S&W Cafeteria and the effects it had on the business. He explains the company's policy for not serving blacks, some specific incidents that took place, the efforts of Armistead Sapp to keep the cafeteria segregated, and the efforts of the Kennedys to accomplish desegregation.

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Types:Text
Subjects:Sherrill, Frank Odell, 1922-1983 | Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 | Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968 | Restaurateurs--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights demonstrations--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights movements--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights workers--North Carolina--Greensboro | African American civil rights workers--North Carolina--Greensboro | Picketing--North Carolina--Greensboro | Race discrimination--North Carolina--Greensboro | Race relations | Greensboro (N.C.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Discrimination in restaurants--North Carolina--Greensboro | African Americans--Segregation--North Carolina--Greensboro | Segregation--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
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=576