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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • [Notes on Joan Bluethenthal papers (set 2)]

    • 1979
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • These twenty-one pages of typescript notes are based on historian William Chafe's examination of the personal files of Joan Bluethenthal, as well as conversations with her at her home in Greensboro in the late 1970s. The notes mostly concern...
    • [Notes on news articles about desegregation in Greensboro, by William H. Chafe]

    • 1977
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This document consists of two pages of typed notes assembled by William Chafe circa 1977 on news articles about Greensboro desegregation. Article topics include Robert Ford's hiring of black machinists; desegregated North Carolina business; Tartt...
    • Workers viewpoint [1980-05-19]

    • 1980-05-19
    • RL.00134 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
    • RL.00134 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...
    • 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...
    • 43 Students Convicted in Raleigh

    • 1960-03-29
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 29, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-1.
    • 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...
    • Black Enrollment Studied

    • 1970-01
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This January 1957 article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian, describes several studies examining black enrollment at southern colleges.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • Oral history interview with B. Elton Cox by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1982-05-15
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a May 15, 1982, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with B. Elton Cox, Cox primarily discusses the history and activities of CORE and his participation in the organization; specific topics include the original...
    • Oral history interview with Colvin Leonard by Kathy Carter

    • 1989-05-28
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a May 28, 1989, oral history interview conducted by Kathy Carter with Colvin Leonard, Leonard recalls race relations in Greensboro from the late 1940s through the 1960s. He describes being at the Woolworth's lunch counter when...
    • Oral history interview with Elizabeth Laizner by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-06-19
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a June 19, 1979, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Elizabeth Laizner, Laizner provides details concerning formation of CORE, including the primary figures involved and their roles. She describes in detail...
    • Oral history interview with Evander Gilmer by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1982-06-10
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a June 10, 1982, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Evander Gilmer, Gilmer discusses growing up in segregated Greensboro and his participation in civil rights activities as a student at NC A&T in 1962 and...

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