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    • Oral history interview with Jo Spivey by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-05-30
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a May 30, 1979, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Jo Spivey, Spivey primarily discusses her role as a news reporter in covering the civil rights activities in Greensboro and provides details of activities...
    • Young to Speak at A&T Program on Sit-Ins

    • 1980-01-25
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This Greensboro Daily News article, published January 25, 1980, announces Andrew Young as the featured speaker at commemoration ceremonies and the unveiling of two historic markers memorializing the 1960 sit-ins at Woolworth store and the 1969...
    • Oral history interview with Charles O. Bess by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1984-01-20
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a January 20, 1984, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Charles O. Bess, Bess discusses the events that took place at Greensboro Woolworth's during the first week of the sit-ins in February, 1960. His...
    • Colleges celebrate black history

    • 1984-01-29
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • These announcements of Black History Month events and speaking engagements sponsored by colleges in Greensboro in 1984 were published in the Greensboro Daily News on January 30, 1984. The highlighted event was a collaborative effort by most of the...
    • Oral history interview with Abraham Peeler

    • 1988-10-05
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an October 5, 1988, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Abraham Peeler, Peeler primarily discusses his education at Tuskegee Institute and Morehouse College. He also describes his experiences as a teacher and...
    • 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...
    • Was city progressive? No, says Chafe

    • 1980
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This 1980 Greensboro Record article by Abe Jones reviews historian William Chafe's newly published book about the civil rights movement in Greensboro, Civilities and Civil Rights. Jones writes that Chafe spent eight years researching and writing...
    • Oral history interview with Robert A. Clendenin by William Link

    • 1988-11-02
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a November 2, 1988, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Robert A. Clendenin, Clendenin recalls Greensboro school desegregation in the early 1970s, including tactics to maintain order, the advantages and...
    • Oral history interview with Yolanda Leacraft by William Link

    • 1988-11-30
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a November 30, 1988, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Yolanda Leacraft, Yolanda Leacraft primarily discusses her experience as an African-American woman working for Western Electric and later the Center...
    • Oral history interview with George Leverett by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-04-30
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an April 30, 1979, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with George Leverett, Leverett discusses his role as police officer during the early 1960s in High Point. He explains the tactics of demonstrators and the...
    • Oral history interview with Jim Schlosser by Kathleen Hoke

    • 1990-01-30
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a January 30, 1990, oral history interview conducted by Kathleen Hoke with Jim Schlosser, Schlosser primarily discusses the segregated racial climate he experienced growing up in Greensboro, North Carolina, and later during...
    • Uncovering Ebony Treasures

    • 1978-01-31
    • The Guilfordian
    • This January 31, 1978 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, describes the college's sixth annual Journey Into Blackness event sponsored by the student organization Brothers and Sisters in Blackness (BASIB). ...
    • Journey IV

    • 1976-03-16
    • The Guilfordian
    • This March 16, 1976 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, describes the college's fourth annual Journey Into Blackness event sponsored by the student organization Brothers and Sisters in Blackness (BASIB)....
    • Woolworth's reconsidered after 30 years

    • 1990-01-28
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by William D. Snider, former editor of the Greensboro News & Record, appeared January 28, 1990, in observance of the thirtieth anniversary of the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins. Snider cites William H. Chafe's book Civilities and Civil Rights...
    • The shootings and after: A CWP response

    • 1980-03-30
    • MSS084 Robert W. Watson Papers, 1948-1980
    • A letter from Signe Waller published in the Viewpoint section of the Greensboro News & Record, on March 30, 1980. The letter is in regards to an essay by Robert Watson on the murder of five members of the Communist Workers Party at the Death to the...
    • The Other Side of the Greensboro Shootout

    • 1980-03-03
    • MSS084 Robert W. Watson Papers, 1948-1980
    • A newspaper clipping from The Washington Post of Robert Watson's essay on the murder of five Communist Worker's Party members at the Death to the Klan rally, in Greensboro, North Carolina. The essay was originally published as "Media Martyrdom" in...
    • 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 Carson Bain by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1977-06-30
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a June 30, 1977, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Carson Bain, Bain primarily discusses political and social issues in Greensboro, including bond issues, construction and renovation of the coliseum, ward...

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