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John F. Richmond

Gender: Male

Ethnicity: African-American

Biographical/Historical note: John F. Richmond, a Greensboro native, was born August 22, 1919. Richmond spent most of his life as an employee of the City of Greensboro, working in the Water and Sewer Department. He is the father of David L. Richmond, one of the four North Carolina A&T students who began the sit-in at Woolworth’s lunch counter on February 1, 1960. John Richmond died in Greensboro on June 6, 1987, at the age of 67.

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Item thumbnail image Oral history interview with John Richmond by Eugene Pfaff
Date: January 29, 1978
By: John F. Richmond
From: GreensboroVOICES Collection

In this transcript of a Januart 29, 1978, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with John Richmond, Richmond discusses race relations in Greensboro, his support for the sit-in movement, ...