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Excerpt 7 from oral history interview with Kenneth L. Roberts, 2006 July 27

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Creator:Roberts, Kenneth L., 1932-
Creator:Pyle, Cabot Pollard
Title:Excerpt 7 from oral history interview with Kenneth L. Roberts, 2006 July 27
Date:2006 July 27

An excerpt from an oral history interview with Nashville business and civic leader Kenneth L. Roberts, conducted on 27 July 2006 by Cabot Pyle as part of the Nashville Public Library's Nashville Business Leaders Oral History Project: The Turner Interviews. Roberts discusses the civil rights movement in Nashville, including Nashville Mayor Ben West agreeing to end segregation at lunch counters in 1960. The complete interview, as well as an index, is available in the repository.

Types:Sound recordings | Oral histories | Sound
Subjects:Roberts, Kenneth L., 1932- --Interviews | West, Ben, 1911-1974 | Businesspeople--Tennessee--Nashville | Civic leaders--Tennessee--Nashville | Lawyers--Tennessee--Nashville | Bankers--Tennessee--Nashville | Business enterprises--Tennessee--Nashville | Central business districts--Tennessee--Nashville | Civil rights movements--Tennessee--Nashville | Civil rights--Tennessee--Nashville | African Americans--Civil rights--Tennessee--Nashville | Civil rights demonstrations--Tennessee--Nashville | Civil rights workers--Tennessee--Nashville | Restaurants--Tennessee--Nashville | Segregation--Tennessee--Nashville | African Americans--Segregation--Tennessee--Nashville | Nashville (Tenn.)--History--Sources | Nashville (Tenn.)--Commerce | Nashville (Tenn.)--Economic conditions | Nashville (Tenn.)--Social conditions | Nashville (Tenn.)--Social life and customs | Nashville (Tenn.)--Race relations | United States, Tennessee, Davidson County, Nashville, 36.1658899, -86.7844432
Collection:Nashville Public Library Digital Collections Portal: Civil Rights
Institution:Nashville Public Library
Contributors:Public Library of Nashville and Davidson County. Special Collections Division
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Excerpted from: NBLRobertsK digital recording converted from wav to mp3 format in 2006.

Nashville Business Leaders Oral History Project, Special Collections Division, Nashville Public Library.

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Forms part of online collection: Civil Rights Online Collection.

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