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    • Oral history interview with Franklin and Jennie Parker by William Link

    • 1987-03-26
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a March 26, 1987, interview conducted by William Link with Franklin and Jennie Parker, the Parkers recall anecdotes of their lives that trace the path of desegregation. They discuss politics in Greensboro, how they were...
    • Oral History Interview with John Foster by William Chafe

    • 1973-02-19
    • William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This February 19, 1973, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with John Foster primarily documents Foster's recollections of school desegregation when he served as chairman of the Greensboro Board of Education, particularly the decision...
    • Oral History Interview with Kay Troxler by William Chafe

    • 1973
    • William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of an oral history conducted by William Chafe circa 1973 with Evelyn Troxler primarily documents Ms. Troxler's involvement in school desegregation in Greensboro in the 1950s and 1960s. Topics include reaction to the Brown v. Board...
    • Oral history interview with John R. Foster by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1978-07-26
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a July 26, 1978, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with John R. Foster, Foster primarily discusses the history of the polio epidemic in North Carolina in the 1940s and subsequent construction of the Central...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Protesters to return to Greensboro to mark start of civil rights sit-in

    • 1985-01-27
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this January 27, 1985 article published in The Raleigh News & Observer, staff writer Ann Green gives historical information about what happened during the Greensboro sit-ins at Woolworth's as well as how the Greensboro sit-ins served as a...
    • 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...
    • Day the National Guard Swept A&T's Scott Hall

    • 1979-05-20
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this May 20, 1979 Greensboro Daily News article, David Newton recalls the National Guard raid on Scott Hall on the North Carolina A&T State University (A&T) campus during protests in 1969. Newton writes of the death of student Willie Grimes...
    • 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...
    • Black student enrollment at UNC-Greensboro

    • 1970-10-02
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • This statistical report dated October 2, 1970, outlines the number and type of African American students enrolled at UNCG in 1970.
    • 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 [1980-05-26]

    • 1980-05-26
    • Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • These photocopies of three pages from the May 26, 1979 Workers Viewpoint newspaper, a publication of the Communist Workers Party (CWP), pertain to the November 3, 1979, Greensboro Massacre. Articles discuss the recent dismissal of gun charges...
    • [Images from Pine Needles, 1969]

    • 1969
    • University Yearbooks (UNCG University Archives)
    • The 1969 UNCG yearbook, Pine Needles, depicts a growing African American presence on campus amid a continued awareness of social issues. This selection of pages gives a glimpse at race relations and civil rights issues on campus during the...
    • [Images from Pine Needles, 1972]

    • 1972
    • University Yearbooks (UNCG University Archives)
    • The 1972 yearbook of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Pine Needles, shows continued growth in the African American student population. Included are sample pages of class portraits showing a representative black to white student...
    • 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...

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