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    • Oral history interview with Joe Mitchell by William Link

    • 1989-09-27
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a September 27, 1989, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Joe Mitchell, Mitchell discusses his childhood and education, and describes race relations in Northampton County. He characterized the national and...
    • Oral history interview with Lois Lucas Williams by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1980-12-27
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a December 27, 1980, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Lois Lucas Williams, Ms. Williams discusses the formation of CORE, its leaders, planning and strategy sessions, and her role in the organization as...
    • [Statement of Chancellor Ferguson on the UNCG food service workers' strike]

    • 1969-03-27
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • In this statement, dated March 27, 1969, University of North Carolina at Greensboro Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson expresses his concern over the possibility of a strike among UNCG food service workers, his hope that a solution can be found,...
    • Oral history interview with George H. Evans by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-04-27
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an April 27, 1979, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with George H. Evans, Evans discusses his role as chairman of the Special Committee on Human Rights and as a member the Greensboro Citizens Association during...
    • [Letter from Landrum Bolling to Robert Frazier]

    • 1969-10-27
    • Robert Frazier Papers
    • In this October 27, 1969 letter to Robert Frazier, Landrum Bolling thanks Frazier for an article about black radicals at Chapel Hill. Bolling acknowledges the troubled times without going into specifics.
    • [Letter from Edward F. Burrows to Benjamin L. Smith]

    • 1956-08-27
    • Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This 27, 1956 letter from Edward F. Burrows to Greensboro public school superintendent, Benjamin L. Smith, commends Smith for his support of school desegregation. Burrows writes that he has yet to decide how to vote on the Pearsall Plan, but thinks...
    • Sit-in movement: More than a cup of coffee

    • 1980-01-27
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This Greensboro Daily News article by Eric F. Goldman, published January 27, 1980, argues the importance of the February 1960 sit-ins at the downtown Greensboro Woolworth store, and discusses the background of the Greensboro Four and their reasons...
    • Television Gave Impetus to Movement

    • 1980-01-27
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This January 27, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article was published on the eve of the twentieth anniversary of the 1960 sit-ins at the Greensboro Woolworth lunch counter. The article chronicles numerous civil rights struggles in Greensboro in the...
    • Races keep their distance

    • 1987-12-13
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by Tom Steadman appeared in the December 13, 1987, Greensboro News & Record, and reports on a poll on racial attitudes in the Greensboro area. Among the key findings were that 78% of blacks and 50% of whites believed that school...
    • Day the National Guard Swept A&T's Scott Hall

    • 1979-05-20
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this May 20, 1979 Greensboro Daily News article, David Newton recalls the National Guard raid on Scott Hall on the North Carolina A&T State University (A&T) campus during protests in 1969. Newton writes of the death of student Willie Grimes...
    • [Response from Chancellor Ferguson to Janyce Brewer about UNCG Black Power Forum]

    • 1967-11-30
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • This letter, dated November 30, 1967, is University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) Chancellor James Ferguson's response to a November 27, 1967 letter from Janyce Brewer and Thomasine Oliver of the UNCG Student Government Association. The...
    • [Letter from John E. McMullen to Chancellor Singletary]

    • 1963-05-27
    • UA2.7 Otis Arnold Singletary Records, 1961-1966
    • In this letter, dated May 27, 1963, John E. McMullen, a faculty member at Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WCUNC) responds to Chancellor Otis Singletary's concerns at receiving a telephone call from a "disturbed father" who...
    • [Letters regarding the Neo-Black Society hearing]

    • 1973-03-31
    • UA51.21 Neo-Black Society Records, 1969-2013
    • These two letters written by UNCG Chancellor James Ferguson explain and justify his actions to reverse the decision of the UNCG Student Government Senate to reclassify the Neo-Black Society. The Student Government Senate held a hearing to...
    • Oral History Interview with Tom Bailey by William Chafe

    • 1977-07-09
    • William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • In this July 9, 1979, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe, Tom Bailey recalls his involvement in community organizing in the Piedmont Triad area through YES (Youth Education Services), OEO (Office of Economic Opportunity), and GAPP...

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