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    • [Letter from the Mobilization Committee recruiting community involvement]

    • 1979-12-19
    • RL.00134 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...
    • [Fundraising letter from the Greensboro Justice Fund]

    • 1981-02-26
    • UA.29.02.0130 Sydney Nathans Papers
    • In this fundraising letter dated February 26, 1981, Dr. Marty Nathan, co-executive director of the Greensboro Justice Fund, seeks financial support for the civil rights suit against the Ku Klux Klan, the city of Greensboro, and the federal...
    • Non-violent Silent Vigil to Protest the Killings in Greensboro

    • 1979-11
    • UA.29.02.0130 Sydney Nathans Papers
    • This flyer announces a silent vigil to be held November 7, 1979 in Chapel Hill, Raleigh, and Durham, to protest the murder of five Communist Workers Party members at a Death to the Klan march in Greensboro on November 3, 1979. The vigil was...
    • [Statement on the shootings]

    • 1979
    • UA.29.02.0130 Sydney Nathans Papers
    • This undated statement expresses "outrage and sorrow" over the deaths of the five Communist Workers Party members killed in Greensboro at the November 3, 1979 Death to the Klan march. The statement criticizes the Greensboro police, the media...
    • 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 (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • 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.
    • Come to Greensboro to Join a New Movement for Justice

    • 1980-01
    • UA.29.02.0130 Sydney Nathans Papers
    • This flyer urges attendance at a protest march to be held in Greensboro on February 2, 1980, and includes instructions for participants coming from the Durham area. The flyer most likely relates to a peaceful demonstration mobilized by the National...
    • 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.
    • Federal prosecution in the case of the Greensboro Massacre

    • 1981-06-26
    • UA.29.02.0130 Sydney Nathans Papers
    • This June 26, 1981 report produced by the Greensboro Justice Fund seeks to clarify several aspects of the pending legal cases surrounding the November 3, 1979 Death to the Klan march at which five protesters were killed. The report takes a close...
    • Greensboro Justice Fund Newsletter [June, 1982]

    • 1982-06
    • UA.29.02.0130 Sydney Nathans Papers
    • This issue of the Greensboro Justice Fund Newsletter, dated June/July 1982, includes updates on the federal grand jury's consideration of indictments in the case involving the murder of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan...
    • Greensboro Justice Fund newsletter [March, 1981]

    • 1981-03
    • UA.29.02.0130 Sydney Nathans Papers
    • This February-March 1981 issue of the Greensboro Justice Fund Newsletter includes several articles about varying aspects of the trial involving the murder of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan march in Greensboro, North...
    • Newsletter, vol. 1, no. 2, Legal Alliance for Greensboro Justice

    • 1980
    • UA.29.02.0130 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...
    • [Letter to Greensboro Justice Fund donors]

    • 1980
    • UA.29.02.0130 Sydney Nathans Papers
    • This undated fundraising letter from the Greensboro Justice Fund's Executive Director Neil S. Prose contains news of the first murder trial of Ku Klux Klan members and Nazis for the November 3, 1979 shootings of five members of the Communist...
    • Rebuild the Movement for Black Power!

    • 1980
    • UA.29.02.0130 Sydney Nathans Papers
    • This flyer, created by Concerned Citizens Against the Klan of Greensboro, urges a return to the Black Power movement of the 1960s, stating that the movement stalled in the 1970s as black leaders were "bought off, killed off, or jailed and the...

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