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    • Silent South: Part One

    • 1960-12-02
    • Collegian
    • This December 2, 1960 op-ed article by Carolee Wood was the first of a three part series published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian. In this segment Wood describes several racially motivated events that had occurred in the...
    • KKK Goes to College

    • 1977-02-04
    • Collegian
    • In this February 4, 1977 article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian, Carol O'Connor describes how Grand Wizard David Duke traveled to several college and university campuses delivering a message of white supremacy....
    • Workers viewpoint [1979-11-12]

    • 1979-11-12
    • Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This photocopy of the November 12, 1979 Workers Viewpoint newspaper, a publication of the Communist Workers Party (CWP), includes articles that report on the shooting deaths of five CWP members at a November 3, 1979 Death to the Klan march in...
    • Workers viewpoint [1979-12-26]

    • 1979-12-26
    • Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • These are photocopies of eight pages from the December 26, 1979 Workers Viewpoint newspaper, a publication of the Communist Workers Party (CWP), which pertain to the November 3, 1979 death to the Klan march, known as the Greensboro Massacre....
    • Workers viewpoint [1980-11-16]

    • 1980-11-16
    • Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • These photocopies of two pages from the November 10-16, 1979 Workers Viewpoint newspaper, a publication of the Communist Workers Party (CWP), pertain to the November 3, 1979, Greensboro Massacre where five CWP members were killed. An article on the...
    • [Biographical information on Benjamin L. Smith]

    • 1955
    • Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This four-page document provides biographical information about Benjamin L. Smith, including a brief biographical sketch and lists of his organizations, accomplishments, and interests. Smith had served as the superintendent of Greensboro city...
    • Newsletter, vol. 1, no. 2, Legal Alliance for Greensboro Justice

    • 1980
    • Sydney Nathans Papers
    • This undated newsletter, published by the Greensboro Justice Fund in late 1980, discusses recent developments in the trial of Nazis and Ku Klux Klan (KKK) members accused of shooting five Communist Workers Party (CWP) members on November 3, 1979 at...
    • [Notes on Joan Bluethenthal papers (set 2)]

    • 1979
    • William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • These twenty-one pages of typescript notes are based on historian William Chafe's examination of the personal files of Joan Bluethenthal, as well as conversations with her at her home in Greensboro in the late 1970s. The notes mostly concern...
    • [Speech by Benjamin L. Smith to the Kiwanis Club]

    • 1954
    • Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This is a transcript of a speech given by Greensboro school superintendent, Benjamin L. Smith, to the Kiwanis Club of Rutherfordton, North Carolina, at the celebration of their thirtieth anniversary in 1954. In the speech, Smith calls upon the...
    • Letters to the Editor: Black Student Reflections

    • 1977-04-26
    • Guilfordian
    • This April 26, 1977 letter to the editor was published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, and relates the experiences of class of '77 student Alice Chandler as an African American student at the predominantly white school.
    • The Quaker, 1968

    • 1968
    • The Quaker
    • The 1968 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, features candid shots of African American students in dorms, on organized and intramural sports teams, and as members of student organizations and clubs. Some of these students included Bo Whitaker...
    • Wage Problems Discussed

    • 1968-10-18
    • Guilfordian
    • In this October 18, 1968 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, writer Craig Chapman reports on wage issues for non-professional employees at the college which were largely African American, thus framing the...
    • Sports scene: Flying high

    • 1970-07
    • Guilford College Bulletin
    • This 1970 Guilford College Bulletin article report on a trip taken by the five starting players for the 1970 Quaker Men's Basketball team. Bert Feik, Tom Ennis, Jerry Crocker, M.L. Carr, Ted East, and their coach Jerry Steele went on a six week...
    • Few Realized Significance of Sit-in

    • 1980-01-27
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This Greensboro Daily News article, published January 27, 1980, recounts the events of February 1, 1960 when four North Carolina A&T College students staged a sit-in at the Greensboro Woolworth store lunch counter, setting off sit-ins across the...
    • Sit-Ins' Silver Anniversary

    • 1985-01-18
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • The biweekly North Carolina Independent conducted a series of interviews with Greensboro residents to mark the 25th anniversary of the Woolworth's sit-ins in Greensboro. Among the interviewees were two current University of North Carolina at...
    • Sit-ins: Race relations are better, but problems still remain

    • 1985-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this extended article published in Greensboro News & Record, staff writers Jim Schlosser, Donald W. Patterson, and Kelly Mitchell-Clark interview several Greensboro residents about their perspectives on race relations. Topics tackled in this...

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