Published October 12, 2014

Mother Betty Lou Jones (76) and daughter Lillie Mae Jones (29) have a conversation about their family memories and their takes on living in Danville during the Civil Rights Movement.

Produced by History United from interviews recorded by StoryCorps, a national nonprofit whose mission is to preserve and share humanity’s stories in order to build connections between people and create a more just and compassionate world. www.StoryCorps.org

History United uses local history to encourage investment in the future of the Dan River Region and to build a strong collaborative network of organizations and individuals committed to positive change. 

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