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    • South's Blacks' 1st Battle Was Here

    • 1970-02-07
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This brief article, published February 7, 1970, discusses the February 1, 1960 sit-in at the Greensboro Woolworth store, orchestrated by North Carolina A&T State University students David Richmond, Joseph McNeil, Franklin McCain, and Ezell Blair...
    • Greensboro Chamber Fights Racial Bias

    • 1970-02-07
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 7, 1970 Charlotte Observer article, Paul Clancy focuses on the role of the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce in improving race relations in the city. Chamber Vice President William Little says "the time has come to recognize that...
    • February One honors ‘four’ on '60s sit-in silver anniversary

    • 1985-02
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by Kelly Mitchell-Clark of the Greensboro News & Record reports on the twenty-fifth anniversary celebration commemorating the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins at the local Woolworth lunch counter. Joseph McNeil, Franklin McCain, and David...
    • [Letter from Robert Frazier to Edwin Brown]

    • 1970-03-02
    • MS528 Robert Frazier Papers
    • With this March 2, 1970 letter to Edwin Brown, Guilford College trustee, Robert Frazier forwards another letter by a former Guilford College faculty member congratulating Frazier on his defense against accusations by the Guilford College newspapers...
    • The Quaker, 1955

    • 1955
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1955 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, features international students and most notably, the achievements of senior Janice Louise Corneilson, an American Indian student from New York and likely the younger sister of Eleanor Corneilson...
    • Something's got to give

    • 1970-07
    • Guilford College Bulletin
    • This adapted and reprinted text, authored by Guilford College sociology professor Andrew W. Gottschall, Jr., "examines twelve racial myths prevalent in Greensboro and the nation at large." This headline piece in the Guilford College bulletin is...
    • [Account of participation in the sit-ins]

    • 1963-05
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This personal account by Guilford College student Beth Taylor describes her participation in the sit-ins in Greensboro during 1963 offers background information about the movement and why she felt it was important to get involved. The account also...
    • W.C. informer [number 9]

    • 1946-04-28
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The ninth issue of W.C. Informer notes that "infamous preacher of race hatred" Gerald Smith had called a "nationalist congress" for the following month. Smith was well-known for his racist, anti-Semitic, and anti-Communist views. The newsletter...
    • Workers viewpoint [1979-11-05]

    • 1979-11-05
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • These are photocopies of six pages of the November 5, 1979 Workers Viewpoint newspaper, a publication of the Communist Workers Party (CWP). This issue reports on the October, 1979, founding of the CWP. Articles chronicle the history of communist...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • A Game of Non-Violence in Greensboro, N.C.

    • 1963
    • MSS084 Robert W. Watson Papers, 1948-1980
    • This is a fifteen page essay by Robert Watson regarding freedom marches led by activist Jesse Jackson, in Greensboro, North Carolina, in the spring of 1963. Watson discusses the relationship between Jesse Jackson and Greensboro detective Captain...
    • 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...
    • Around the Cracker Barrel

    • 1960-02-11
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this February 11, 1960 editorial published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian, Edward H. Bryant, Jr. discusses the Woolworth sit-ins that occurred on Feb. 1, 1960 in Greensboro, North Carolina, and the student meetings...
    • 'Separate and Equal Public Education is in the Interest...'

    • 1951-06-17
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This clipping from the June 17, 1951 issue of the Greensboro Daily News is a transcript of a speech given by Edward Kidder Graham Jr. on the issue of segregation in schools. Graham was Chancellor of the University of North Carolina Woman's College...
    • Oral History Interview with William Jackson by William Chafe

    • 1977-07-12
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This July 12, 1977, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with William Jackson documents Jackson's participation in and recollections of significant local civil rights demonstrations in the 1960s as a captain in the Greensboro Police...
    • Oral history interview with Sarah Outterbridge by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1982-07-24
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a July 24, 1982, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Sarah Outterbridge, Outterbridge primarily discusses her experiences with CORE, including its strategies. She describes a training workshop and the role of...

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