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    • [Response to conditions presented by striking UNCG food service employees]

    • 1969-03-30
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • This document, marked "confidential" contains a proposal for wage and working condition changes to be presented to striking food service employees at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). Included are pay increases (part of a...
    • 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...
    • Say NO to Klan/Nazi Government Crimes: Demand Federal Charges

    • 1982
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This flyer presents the complicated evidence and time line of court cases related to the murder of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan march in Greensboro, North Carolina, on November 3, 1979. Six Ku Klux Klan members or...
    • 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 [1980-05-26]

    • 1980-05-26
    • RL.00134 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...
    • [Communist Workers Party press release]

    • 1980-02-04
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This February 4, 1980 press release, issued by the Communist Workers Party USA, describes a February 2, 1980, demonstration held in Greensboro. The demonstration, which coincided with the twentieth anniversary of the 1960 Greensboro lunch counter...
    • Felony indictments: More victims blamed for U.S. government crimes

    • 1980-05-01
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This May 1, 1980 press release, issued by the Communist Workers Party (CWP), discusses the charges against six CWP supporters present at the November 3, 1979, Death to the Klan march (also known as the Greensboro Massacre). Indictments were...
    • Oral history interview with Marvin Sykes by Kathleen Hoke

    • 1990-02-12
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a February 12, 1990, oral history interview conducted by Kathleen Hoke with Marvin Sykes, Sykes describes the Woolworth's sit-in of February 1, 1960, from his perspective as a reporter covering the story, including his...
    • Former CORE Director McKissick Lectures Wed.

    • 1970-02-09
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • 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...
    • Woolworth Story

    • 1985-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • Greensboro News & Record editorial columnist Giles Lambertson wrote a series of columns in 1985 that drew the ire of Clarence Harris, who had worked as the manager of the Greensboro Woolworth store at the time of the 1960 sit-ins. The three...
    • Jesse Jackson: The condition of Black America

    • 1984-02-06
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • North Carolina A&T State University alumnus Jesse Jackson, then the director of Operation PUSH and a N.C. A&T trustee, offers a question & answer interview to the Greensboro Daily News and discusses contemporary race relations and, in particular,...
    • 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...
    • Editorial

    • 1969-03-28
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This March 28, 1969, editorial from The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), discusses the UNCG food service workers' strike of March 27-April 2, 1967, and calls on food service contractor ARA...
    • Groups seek new probe into shootings

    • 1981-11-03
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This November 3, 1981 article by Mary Anne Rhyne of the Associated Press, printed in the Greensboro Daily News, reports on a call by five organizations for further investigation into the murders of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death...
    • Informant tells about shootings for first time

    • 1982-04
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This April 21, 1982, article by Larry King of the Greensboro Daily News reports on testimony by police informant Edward Dawson before a federal grand jury investigating possible civil rights violations related to the 1979 Greensboro Massacre. In...
    • Justice Fund Gets Backing Of 3 Groups

    • 1982-07-01
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This July 1, 1982, article by Leslie M. Allen of the Greensboro Daily News reports that the Greensboro chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and two church organizations had joined the Greensboro Justice...
    • Dawson Tells Of His Role Under Oath

    • 1982-07-16
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This July 16, 1982, article by Larry King of the Greensboro Daily News reports on testimony by police informant Edward Dawson before a federal grand jury investigating possible civil rights violations related to the murders of five Communist...
    • [Working contract for food service employees]

    • 1969-03-21
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • This is an annotated copy of a proposed(?) contract for food service employees at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), dated March 21, 1969. This contract was a prelude to the food workers' strike that took place at UNCG from...
    • [Confidential memo from Dean Shipton about an incident in the Soda Shop at UNCG]

    • 1969-03-14
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • Dated March 14, 1969, this memo from University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) Dean Clarence Shipton's office discusses an incident where "Lillian", a worker in one of UNCG's food service operations was approached and asked how she felt...

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