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    • Oral history interview with Warmoth T. Gibbs by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1977-05-17
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of May 17, 1977, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Warmoth T. Gibbs, Gibbs primarily discusses the history of North Carolina A&T State University. Specific topics and events include the effects of the Great...
    • 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...
    • 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 George Roach by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1978-11-17
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a November 17, 1978, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with George Roach, Roach primarily discusses the aftermath of and his reaction to the sit-in of February 1, 1960, and subsequent demonstrations. He...
    • Two bucked customs before sit-ins

    • 1985-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 1, 1985 article published in Greensboro News & Record, staff writer Jim Schlosser reports on one of two downtown Greensboro businesses that were already integrated before the 1960 Woolworth lunch counter sit-ins. White entrepreneur...
    • Group Polls Students On Integration; Compares GC with Duke, Deacons

    • 1960-05-05
    • Collegian
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Oral History Interview with Cleo McCoy by William Chafe

    • 1977-09-06
    • William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of a September 6, 1977, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Cleo McCoy primarily documents McCoy's experiences at North Carolina A&T State University during the 1950s and 1960s. He discusses veterans attending A&T...
    • Oral History Interview with Tartt Bell by William Chafe

    • 1977-10-13
    • William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This October 13, 1977, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe primarily documents Tartt Bell's work with the American Friends Service Committee toward desegregation of businesses and schools.

      Bell discusses moving to Greensboro to...
    • 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...
    • Oral history interview with J. Kenneth Lee by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1980
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an oral history interview circa 1980 conducted by Eugene Pfaff with J. Kenneth Lee, Lee discusses his experiences as a plaintiff in the lawsuit that integrated UNC and subsequently as a law student there. He describes what it...
    • Oral history interview with Willa Player by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-12-03
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a December 3, 1979, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Willa Player, Player discusses race relations in Greensboro in the 1950s and early 1960s, including the role of specific African-Americans and white...
    • 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 Jo Spivey by Kathleen Hoke

    • 1990-06-12
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an oral history interview conducted circa June, 1990, by Kathleen Hoke with Jo Spivey, Spivey primarily discusses race relations in Greensboro throughout the 1950s and 1960s, especially as they related to her career at the...
    • Frosh More Liberal Than Seniors

    • 1969-01-31
    • The Guilfordian
    • This January 31, 1969 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reveals the results of a survey conducted by Guilford students for Dr. Cyrus R. Johnson's Race and Ethnic class. The survey sampled freshman and...
    • Former CORE Director McKissick Lectures Wed.

    • 1970-02-09
    • The Guilfordian
    • This February 9, 1970 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, announces an upcoming presentation by Floyd McKissick former national director of the Congress for Racial Equality (CORE) and describes the...
    • 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...
    • Wage Problems Discussed

    • 1968-10-18
    • The Guilfordian
    • In this October 18, 1968 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, writer Craig Chapman reports on wage issues for non-professional employees at the college which were largely African American, thus framing the...
    • [Account of participation in the sit-ins]

    • 1963-05
    • 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...

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