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    • 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...
    • W.C. informer [number 1]

    • 1946-03
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The first issue of W.C. Informer focuses on several postwar political issues, and criticizes a recent vote on extending the Fair Employment Practices Commission (FEPC) in light of the service of black soldiers during World War II. The FEPC, enacted...
    • 43 Students Face Trial In Raleigh

    • 1960-02-25
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 25, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-9. The article reports that 43 student demonstrators in Raleigh face trial on trespassing charges. Demonstrations and picketing continue outside...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Four still bound by friendship, belief in civil rights

    • 1985-01-27
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article, published in the Greensboro News & Record, describes a reunion of the four North Carolina A&T State University students who participated in the 1960 sit-ins at a Woolworth lunch counter in Greensboro. Twenty-five years after sit-ins,...
    • Remembering: 1 leader of sit-in visits site

    • 1985-02-02
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 2, 1985 article published in the Greensboro News & Record, staff writer Jim Schlosser reports on one of the original four sit-in participants, David Richmond's visit to the Greensboro Woolworth lunch counter that was the site of...
    • 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...
    • Blind Strike May Drag On

    • 1970
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this Greensboro Daily News article, W.K. Lee Jr. reports on a strike by employees at the Industries of the Blind in Greensboro. Lee notes that only two of the forty-three strikers are white, and says many black leaders feel "inaction on the...
    • Pictures of 5 slain shown before killings

    • 1982-07-08
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This July 8, 1982, article by Alex Charns of The [Burlington] Times-News reports that Daisy Crawford, a union organizer at Cannon Mills, was interviewed by the FBI about her knowledge of five leaders in the Communist Workers Party (CWP) a week...
    • Woman says FBI tracker CWP activist before death

    • 1982-07-09
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This July 9, 1982, article by Bruce Siceloff of The [Raleigh] News and Observer reports that Daisy Crawford, a union organizer at Cannon Mills, was interviewed by the FBI about her knowledge of five leaders in the Communist Workers Party (CWP) a...
    • Workers viewpoint [1980-05-19]

    • 1980-05-19
    • Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • These are photocopies of three pages from the May 19, 1980 Workers Viewpoint newspaper, a publication of the Communist Workers Party (CWP), which pertain to the the November 3, 1979, Greensboro Massacre. Articles discuss demonstrations held in...
    • Workers viewpoint [1980-11-23]

    • 1980-11-23
    • Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • These photocopies of eight pages from the November 17-23, 1980 Workers Viewpoint newspaper, a publication of the Communist Workers Party (CWP), pertain to the November 3, 1979, Greensboro Massacre where five CWP memebrs were killed. Articles...
    • Halt Is Called To Protest At Center

    • 1960-02-15
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 15, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-1. The article reports that student protesters announce they will halt demonstrations at a Woolworth store in Raleigh's Cameron Village after the...
    • Segregation Resistance To Continue

    • 1960-02-23
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 23, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-1. The article reports a meeting held by students in Durham, NC to discuss the continuation of the protests. Other news includes the impending...
    • Crowd Jams Bars Trial Of Negroes

    • 1960-02-26
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 26, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-13. The article reports that the trial of 43 demonstrator in Raleigh was postponed due to a very large crowd occupying the courthouse.
    • 43 Negroes to Be Tried in Court

    • 1960-03-21
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 21, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-3. The article reports the arrest of 41 African American demonstrators and 3 nearby reporters after starting a sit-in protests at two local public...

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