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February  25

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How--and Why--the Lunch Counter Came to the Museum
Thursday,  February  25 , 12:15 pm
National Museum of American History, Flag Hall, Second Floor

Many people were involved in the Smithsonian’s acquisition and display of the Greensboro, North Carolina, lunch counter where four African American college students started a desegregation sit-in in 1960. Museum curators discuss the decisions behind the display.

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