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Oral history interview with A. Knighton Stanley

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Creator:Stanley, Alfred Knighton, 1937-
Title:Oral history interview with A. Knighton Stanley
Date:1982 Jan. 26

Alfred Knighton Stanley primarily describes the role of specific leaders in the Greensboro Congress of Racial Equality chapter, his own role in planning strategy, and specific demonstrations at the S&W Cafeteria, McDonald's, and theaters. He describes the role of local college students, faculty, and presidents in the movement, as well as Capt. William Jackson, specific political figures, and the black professional community. He also describes the activities and contributions of several committees and organizations to desegregation negotiations.

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Subjects:Stanley, Alfred Knighton, 1937- | Jackson, William H., 1915-1993 | African American clergy--North Carolina--Greensboro | African American civil rights workers--North Carolina--Greensboro | Congress of Racial Equality. Greensboro Chapter | Civil rights movements--North Carolina--Greensboro | African Americans--Civil rights--North Carolina--Greensboro | African Americans--Segregation--North Carolina--Greensboro | Segregation--North Carolina--Greensboro | Race discrimination--North Carolina--Greensboro | Race relations | Greensboro (N.C.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Discrimination in public accommodations--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights demonstrations--North Carolina--Greensboro | African Americans--Politics and government | Direct actions--North Carolina--Greensboro | Youth movements--North Carolina--Greensboro | African American universities and colleges--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, Greensboro, North Carolina.

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Forms part of online collection: Greensboro Voices.

Persistent Link to Item:http://library.uncg.edu/dp/crg/oralHistItem.aspx?i=582