- Greensboro Voices: Voicing Observations in Civil Rights and Equality struggles
- Oral history interview with Boyd Morris by Eugene Pfaff
- Morris, Robert Boyd
- Contributor to Resource:
- Pfaff, Eugene E.
- Greensboro, N.C. : The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. University Libraries
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- Greensboro (N.C.)--Race relations
Protest movements--United States
Civil rights demonstrations
Local government--North Carolina--Greensboro
- United States, North Carolina, Guilford County, Greensboro, 36.07264, -79.79198
- In this transcript of an oral history interview conducted circa 1980 by Eugene Pfaff with Boyd Morris, Morris primarily describes his work as mayor, especially his efforts to build the coliseum and the related controversies. He discusses his response to protestors at his Mayfair Cafeteria, their effect on his business, and his reasons for not desegregating. He describes meetings held with other business owners, with city officials, and with black community leaders.
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- Original Collection:
OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
- Contributing Institution:
- University of North Carolina at Greensboro. University Libraries