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Miles Wolff, Jr.

Gender: Male

Ethnicity: Caucasian

Biographical/Historical note: Miles Wolff, Jr. was born in 1943 in Baltimore, and moved to Greensboro, N.C., at age six. Her attended Johns Hopkins University, and served in the U.S. Navy from 1967-1970. Wolff is the author of Lunch at the 5 & 10, a detailed account of the sit-in at a Woolworth's lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina, in 1960, which ignited the civil rights movement in the United States. The book was originally published in 1970 and reissued in 1990. Wolff went on to own several baseball teams and to become a commissioner. He also edited The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball.

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Item thumbnail image We were told most blacks did not want change
Date: February1990
By: Miles Wolff, Jr.
From: Clarence Lee Harris Papers

This Greensboro News & Record article was written by Miles Wolff, Jr., author of Lunch at the Five and Ten (How It All Began), a 1970 bo...