A salmon colored lunch counter stool from the F. W. Woolworth department store in Greensboro, North Carolina. The back rest and frame of the seat are chrome plated metal. The back rest is made of a middle rail with two spindles attached to a top rail that curves to connect to the chair seat. The seat has a plywood bottom and is attached to an iron tube. The iron tube and chair have been inserted into a reproduction metal base. A manufacturer’s tag is stapled to the bottom of the seat.


  • Title: Lunch counter stool from Greensboro, North Carolina sit-ins
  • Date Created: 1939-1960
  • Physical Dimensions: H x W x D: 23 1/2 × 15 × 15 in. (59.7 × 38.1 × 38.1 cm)
  • Subject Keywords: Segregation, Civil rights
  • Medium: metal, wood, latex

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