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Oral history interview with William Thomas Jr. (Part 1)

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Creator:Thomas, William A., 1943-
Title:Oral history interview with William Thomas Jr. (Part 1)
Date:1979 July 5

Thomas provides details of the formation of the Greensboro chapter of CORE and the primary figures involved. He primarily discusses the group's strategies, planning, administration, and activities, and the outcomes these events had on the participants and the city. He also discusses attitudes and activities of local political and business leaders, and explains how this affected negotiations and race relations.

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Subjects:Thomas, William A., 1943- | Civil rights workers--North Carolina--Greensboro | African American civil rights workers--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights demonstrations--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights movements--North Carolina--Greensboro | Congress of Racial Equality | Race relations | Greensboro (N.C.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Greensboro (N.C.)--Politics and government | Businessmen--North Carolina--Greensboro | Businessmen--North Carolina--Greensboro--Attitudes | Civic leaders--North Carolina--Greensboro--Attitudes | Civic leaders--North Carolina--Greensboro | African American civic leaders--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=587