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    • Oral history interview with Sarah Herbin by William Link

    • 1990-06-05
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a June 5, 1990, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Sarah Herbin, Ms. Herbin primarily discusses her experience working for equal opportunity employment as a staff member of the American Friends Service...
    • [Images from Pine Needles, 1974]

    • 1974
    • University Yearbooks (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1974 UNCG yearbook, Pine Needles, shows continued growth of the African American student population and references some issues involving race relations and the legal definition of civil rights. For instance the yearbook staff highlighted and...
    • Oral history interview with Warren Ashby by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1981-05-15
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an May 15, 1981, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Warren Ashby, Ashby discusses his involvement with progressive groups including the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA), American Friends Service...
    • Oral history interview with Frank O. Sherrill Jr. by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1980
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an oral history interview conducted circa 1980 by Eugene Pfaff with Frank O. Sherrill Jr., Sherrill primarily recalls the demonstrations and pickets that took place outside of the S&W Cafeteria and the effect it had on the...
    • 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...
    • Political gains, but not power

    • 1987-12
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This late 1987 article by Kimberly McLarin of the Greensboro News & Record was the third in a December, 1987, four-part series on race relations in Greensboro (entitled "Two Worlds: Black & White") and focuses both on positive changes and aspects...
    • 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...
    • Group Polls Students On Integration; Compares GC with Duke, Deacons

    • 1960-05-05
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This May 5, 1960 article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian presents the results of a Greensboro College student poll regarding whether or not the school should integrate. The Greensboro College results were...
    • 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 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...
    • Pearsall plan to save our schools

    • 1956
    • RL.01210 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...
    • Administrative report of the Anti-Klan rally, Greensboro, North Carolina

    • 1979-11-19
    • UA.29.02.0130 Sydney Nathans Papers
    • This official administrative report of the Greensboro Police Department documents the events surrounding the November 3, 1979 Death to the Klan rally where Nazis and members of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) confronted Communist Workers Party (CWP) members...
    • Oral History Interview with William Snider by William Chafe

    • 1976-11-09
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of a November 9, 1976, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with William Snider primarily documents Snider's recollection of the 1960 and 1963 sit-ins and school desegregation in Greensboro, North Carolina. Topics...
    • 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...
    • Oral history interview with Leonard Guyes by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1982-09-21
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a September 21, 1982, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Leonard Guyes, Guyes discusses the rise and demise of businesses in downtown Greensboro from the 1950s through 1970s, including his father's...

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