Gloria Grinnell Oral History Interview

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April 14, 2013

2020-07-04T16:54:27-04:00https://images.c-span.org/Files/4ab/20200704165640003_hd.jpgThis is an oral history interview with Gloria Grinnell, who talked about participating in the 1960 lunch counter sit-in protests during her time as a student at Richmond’s Virginia Union University. She described the culture shock she experienced as a Californian attending college in Virginia. This interview is part of an oral history project on the civil rights movement initiated by Congress in 2009, conducted by the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress, and the Southern Oral History Program at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

This is an oral history interview with Gloria Grinnell, who talked about participating in the 1960 lunch counter sit-in protests during her time…
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This is an oral history interview with Gloria Grinnell, who talked about participating in the 1960 lunch counter sit-in protests during her time as a student at Richmond’s Virginia Union University. She described the culture shock she experienced as a Californian attending college in Virginia. This interview is part of an oral history project on the civil rights movement initiated by Congress in 2009, conducted by the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress, and the Southern Oral History Program at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. close

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*This transcript was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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