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    • [Letter from the Mobilization Committee recruiting community involvement]

    • 1979-12-19
    • Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This December 19, 1979 appeal letter from the February 2nd Mobilizing Committee solicits co-sponsorship of the group's activities by other community organizations. The letter describes recent Ku Klux Klan activity including the November 3, 1979,...
    • Oral history interview with Ulysses Lee Jr. by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1982-07-29
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a July 29, 1982, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Ulysses Lee Jr., Lee primarily discusses the history, strategies, and activities of the Greensboro CORE chapter, which he led in 1963 and 1964. Other...
    • Oral history interview with John Richmond by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1978-01-29
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a January 29, 1978, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with John Richmond, Richmond discusses race relations in Greensboro, his support for the sit-in movement, and the role of his son, David Richmond, as a...
    • Spotlight to shine on sit-in participants

    • 1990-01-29
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This January 20, 1990 artcle by Jim Schlosser appeared in the January 29, 1990 Greensboro News & Record, and consists of an interview with David Richmond, one of the original four participants in the 1960 sit-ins at the Greensboro Woolworth store....
    • 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...
    • [Letter from Lewis Pitts to Ed Burrows]

    • 1982-07-29
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This letter from Greensboro Justice Fund attorneys on July 29, 1982 encourages Ed Burrows to participate in an upcoming press conference regarding the appointment of a special prosecutor in the federal grand jury investigation of the murder of five...
    • Civil Rights Provoke Filibuster

    • 1960-03-14
    • Collegian
    • This March 14, 1960 article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian describes a filibuster that occurred in US Congress on February 29, 1960, when the issue of protecting black voting rights came before it.
    • Trial of 29 Negroes Set in New Bern

    • 1960-03-18
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 18, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Record. Originally appeared on page B-3. The article reports on the trials of 29 demonstrator arrested in New Bern, NC as a result of their participation with local sit-in protests.
    • Administrative report of the Anti-Klan rally, Greensboro, North Carolina

    • 1979-11-19
    • Sydney Nathans Papers
    • This official administrative report of the Greensboro Police Department documents the events surrounding the November 3, 1979 Death to the Klan rally where Nazis and members of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) confronted Communist Workers Party (CWP) members...
    • Oral history interview with Vance H. Chavis by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-11-21
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a November 21, 1979 oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Vance H. Chavis, Chavis discusses his memories of race relations in Greensboro, communication between the black and white communities, and his support...
    • Oral history interview with Prince E. Graves by Kathleen Hoke

    • 1990-06-18
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a June 18, 1990, oral history interview conducted by Kathleen Hoke with Prince E. Graves, Graves discusses his childhood in segregated Greensboro, his faith, and his later role as a black minister in the city during the civil...
    • Oral history interview with Furman Melton Jr. by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-04-12
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an April 12, 1979, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Furman Melton Jr., Melton describes his experiences as a member of a special police unit assigned to the demonstrations in 1963, including the duties of...
    • Oral history interview with A. Knighton Stanley by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1982
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an oral history interview conducted circa 1982 by Eugene Pfaff with A. Knighton Stanley, Stanley primarily describes the activities of the Greensboro CORE chapter in 1963 and his role in planning strategy, especially methods...
    • Frosh More Liberal Than Seniors

    • 1969-01-31
    • The Guilfordian
    • This January 31, 1969 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reveals the results of a survey conducted by Guilford students for Dr. Cyrus R. Johnson's Race and Ethnic class. The survey sampled freshman and...
    • Golf Club Charged with Racism

    • 1971-10-01
    • The Guilfordian
    • This October 1, 1971 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reports on the racial discrimination of college staff, Dick Woodward, by the local Longview Golf Club. Woodward, who served as the college's Director...
    • Basic operational plan: Commemoration of first sit-In

    • 1980-02
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This twenty four-page document was produced by the Greensboro Police Department in preparation for several upcoming events celebrating the twentieth anniversary of the Woolworth lunch counter sit ins. The police department´┐Żs operational plans...
    • The Quaker

    • 1970
    • The Quaker
    • The 1970 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, highlights the achievements of African American students, as well as the increasing presence of African American staff and faculty. This was the first year that black players were pictured with the...
    • Black Student Finds Demands Necessary

    • 1969-03-28
    • The Guilfordian
    • This March 28, 1969 article in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reports on recent events at Duke University regarding a protest by the hundred black students at the university in an effort to force decisions on their demands...
    • Oral History Interview with Anne Bisher Cook by Justin Payne

    • 2008-10-24
    • Oral History Collection [Brock Museum, Greensboro College]
    • This oral history interview was conducted with Anne Bisher Cook on October 24, 2008 by Greensboro College senior, Justin Payne. While a student at Greensboro College, Cook was known by her maiden name, Bisher. In this interview, Cook relays her...

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