Lewis, Frances Herbin, 1942-

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"Frances Herbin Lewis was born in Greensboro, North Carolina, on April 8, 1942. She graduated from Dudley High School in 1959 and then attended North Carolina A&T State University, where she majored in architectural engineering. Lewis was active in the Woolworth and Kress sit-ins of 1960 and the cafeteria and theater demonstrations in 1962 and 1963. She was one of many protesters incarcerated at the old polio hospital, and as a member of the Greensboro CORE chapter also assisted in voter registration campaigns." --From Greensboro VOICES Biography, "Lewis, Frances Herbin" accessed 9 October 2008, http://library.uncg.edu/depts/archives/civrights/detail-bio.asp?bio=72

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