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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...
    • Oral history interview with Ben Wilson by Kathy Carter

    • 1989-05-17
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a May 17, 1989, oral history interview conducted by Kathy Carter with Ben Wilson, Wilson primarily describes his participation with the Inter-Faculty Forum and their role and activities in the local civil rights movement. He...
    • The Quaker, 1945

    • 1945
    • The Quaker
    • These pages from the 1945 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, show Japanese American students who attended the school during World War II. Guilford College was one of the few schools who welcomed Japanese Americans during WWII. Students include:...
    • 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...
    • The Quaker, 1968

    • 1968
    • The Quaker
    • The 1968 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, features candid shots of African American students in dorms, on organized and intramural sports teams, and as members of student organizations and clubs. Some of these students included Bo Whitaker...
    • The Quaker

    • 1947
    • The Quaker
    • These pages from the 1947 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, show Japanese American students who attended the school, and highlight their continued involvement in campus activities. Senior Eddie Hirabayashi was in multiple organizations and was...
    • 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...
    • Sit-ins: Race relations are better, but problems still remain

    • 1985-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this extended article published in Greensboro News & Record, staff writers Jim Schlosser, Donald W. Patterson, and Kelly Mitchell-Clark interview several Greensboro residents about their perspectives on race relations. Topics tackled in this...
    • Triad rates well on integration

    • 1989-08-20
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by Jim Schlosser appeared in the August 20, 1989, Greensboro News & Record, and concerns a University of Chicago study that showed the Triad area was one of the least segregated metropolitan areas in the United States, as measured by...
    • 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...
    • Civil Rights Provoke Filibuster

    • 1960-03-14
    • Collegian
    • This March 14, 1960 article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian describes a filibuster that occurred in US Congress on February 29, 1960, when the issue of protecting black voting rights came before it.
    • Meakins Discusses Integration

    • 1967-12-08
    • Collegian
    • This December 8, 1967 article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian, summarizes an informal discussion held by the head of the school Department of Education and Teacher Training, in which he reported on a conference...
    • 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...
    • Black power and white response

    • 1970-06
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • This copy of Robert Hamill's sermon entitled "Black Power and White Response" was sent to UNCG Chancellor James S. Ferguson by Lurlene Barnhardt around June 1970. It was originally preached on February 16, 1969, to the congregation of Marsh Chapel...
    • Public schools, desegregation, and North Carolina's future

    • 1955
    • UA2.4 Edward Kidder Graham, Jr. Records
    • This speech, given by Chancellor Edward Graham Jr., addresses the challenges facing North Carolina's public school system in the wake of the Brown v. the Board of Education decision handed down by the U.S. Supreme Court in 1954, which mandated...
    • Black Enrollment Studied

    • 1970-01
    • Collegian
    • This January 1957 article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian, describes several studies examining black enrollment at southern colleges.
    • Pearsall plan to save our schools

    • 1956
    • Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • In response to the United States Supreme Court's ruling in Brown v. Board of Education (1954), which declared racial segregation in public schools unconstitutional, North Carolina enacted legislation, known as the Pearsall Plan allowing students to...

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