Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Greensboro Lunch Counter Reinstallation




Mark Auslander (Anthropology/Cultural Production, Brandeis University) discuses the recent re-installation of the Greensboro lunch counter (site of an important civil rights sit-in in 1960) at the National Museum of American History in Washington D.C. What is gained and lost through the repositioning of this important historical object of memory?

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Woolworth Lunch Counter



A History Lost and Found video clip on the Woolworth Lunch Counter which was one of the focal points of the Civil Rights movement.

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