- Front view, F.W. Woolworth Building, Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina
Art deco (Architecture)
- Original Format:
- 2 x 2 in.
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- Digital Project:
- Preservation North Carolina
- Preservation North Carolina Historic Architecture Slide Collection, 1965-2005 (PNC slides) held by Preservation North Carolina
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- 132 S. Elm Street
- Architectural note:
- The two-story building is faced in stone with Art Deco motifs.
- Historical note:
- The Woolworth store became a landmark in the Civil Rights movement when, on February 1, 1960, four students from a local university began holding peaceful sit-ins at the lunch counter, launching a nationwide movement.
African Americans -- History
Civil rights movements
Civil rights movements -- North Carolina
- Latitude, Longitude:
- 36.072116, -79.790407