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F. W. Woolworth Company store, Greensboro, NC

Date: August 26, 1959

Author: Carol W. Martin

Biographical/Historical abstract: Carol W. Martin (1911-1993) was a staff photographer for the Greensboro Daily News from 1938- 1947. He opened Martin's Studio in 1946 where he worked until the early 1990s.

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Description: This black and white photograph depicts the F. W. Woolworth Company building in Greensboro, NC six months before the lunch counter sit-ins protesting busuness segregation. The view is looking north on South Elm Street. The photograph was taken on August 26, 1959, by Carol W. Martin of Martin's Studios in Greensboro.


Format of original: Images

Collection: Martin's Studio Photograph Collection

Repository: Greensboro Historical Museum

Item#: 9.79.1334

Rights: Copyright Carol W. Martin/Greensboro Historical Museum Collection. It is responsibility of the user to follow the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). Materials are not to be reproduced in published works without written consent, and any use should credit Civil Rights Greensboro and the appropriate repository.

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