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    • Oral history interview with Hobart Jarrett by William Link

    • 1990-02-03
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a February 3, 1990, interview conducted by William Link with Hobart Jarett, Jarrett describes Greensboro in the 1940s and 1950s, especially experiences at Bennett College and with segregation. He then provides details of...
    • Oral history interview with Cleveland Sellers by William Link

    • 1989-05-10
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a May 10, 1989, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Cleveland Sellers, Sellers primarily details the activities of SNCC in Mississippi and Alabama from 1963 through 1967. He describes various projects and...
    • Japanese-Americans: Concerning the exodus and Its legality

    • 1947
    • Guilford College Thesis Collection
    • This philosophy thesis, written in 1947 by Japanese-American Guilford College student S. Edward Hirabayashi examined the exodus and internment of Japanese-Americans. The thesis includes quotes from those affected by these policies and is therefore...
    • The Quaker

    • 1970
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • 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...
    • Review of Miles Wolff's book Lunch at the five And ten

    • 1980
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this 20-page document, Clarence "Curly" Harris, gives a detailed review of facts presented in Miles Wolff's 1970 book about the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins, Lunch at the 5 & 10. Harris, who was manager of the Greensboro Woolworth store at the time...
    • Hate groups fragmented but still active

    • 1989
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by Kathy Hoke of the Greensboro News & Record reports on the continuing activities of hate groups in North Carolina, including the Ku Klux Klan and the White Patriot Party. While legal actions had resulted in a drop in activity, 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...
    • First Sit-In Participant Finally Gets Cherry Pie

    • 1973-02-04
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 4, 1973 Greensboro Daily News article, Harvey Harris reports on how the four original participants of the 1960 sit-ins at the Greensboro Woolworth's lunch counter — Frank McCain, David Richmond, Jibreel Khazan (formerly Ezell...
    • The third of November

    • 1981
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This investigative report by the Institute for Southern Studies details the murders of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan march, in Greensboro, North Carolina, on November 3, 1979. The report covers the events leading up...
    • U.S. agency stalls Greensboro investigation

    • 1981-04-07
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This article by Jon Rosenblum from the April 7, 1989 edition of The Chronicle, Duke University's student newspaper, criticizes the federal government's lack of action on the November 3, 1979 murder of five Communist Workers Party members at the...
    • Black/white perceptions: Race relations in Greensboro

    • 1980-11
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This study was initiated by the North Carolina Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights as a result of conflicting assessments regarding the murder of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan march, in...
    • [Response to conditions presented by striking UNCG food service employees]

    • 1969-03-30
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • This document, marked "confidential" contains a proposal for wage and working condition changes to be presented to striking food service employees at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). Included are pay increases (part of a...
    • Nelson Johnson Jailed: Government Agents, Klan and Nazis Free!

    • 1981-07-29
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This two-page flyer is largely a statement made by Nelson Johnson, Greensboro resident and Communist Workers Party member, prior to being jailed on contempt of court charges related to initial charges of participating in a riot. Johnson was...
    • The Greensboro civil rights suit (Waller vs. Butkovich)

    • 1982
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This five-page paper outlines the plaintifs, defendants, legal basis, and summary of facts regarding the civil lawsuit, Waller vs. Butkovich. This civil suit, involving 16 plaintiffs and 86 defendants, relates to the murder of five protestors at...
    • 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...

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