Lenoir Dining Hall, the central dining facility on the North Campus, was a critical space of resistance during the 1969 Foodworkers’ Strikes, a movement to improve the working and living conditions of the mostly Black female workers who cooked, cleaned, and served food in the University’s dining halls.
Space Use: Dining
Spatial Organizing Approach: Contestation
Date Created: 1939
Campus Space: Lenoir Hall and Manning Hall
Citation: Interview with Donelle Boose by Charlotte Fryar, 17 November 2017, in the Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007), Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.