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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Oral History Interview with Tom Bailey by William Chafe

    • 1977-07-09
    • William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • In this July 9, 1979, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe, Tom Bailey recalls his involvement in community organizing in the Piedmont Triad area through YES (Youth Education Services), OEO (Office of Economic Opportunity), and GAPP...
    • The Quaker

    • 1969
    • The Quaker
    • The 1969 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, highlights the involvement of African American students, as well as the many protests in which students were involved. From press conferences, to participating in marches for freedom of speech for...
    • The Quaker, 1967

    • 1967
    • The Quaker
    • The 1967 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, shows increased faculty diversity. Added to the faculty were Dr. Surindar S. Suri and James C. McMillian, McMillian being the first African American male instructor. This yearbook also highlights...
    • The Quaker, 1975

    • 1975
    • The Quaker
    • The 1975 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, reflect continued involvement of African American students as part of the college community, as well as the expansion civil rights to areas beyond race. Included are photographs of the student...
    • [Letter from Edward F. Burrows to Benjamin L. Smith]

    • 1956-08-27
    • Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This 27, 1956 letter from Edward F. Burrows to Greensboro public school superintendent, Benjamin L. Smith, commends Smith for his support of school desegregation. Burrows writes that he has yet to decide how to vote on the Pearsall Plan, but thinks...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • [Legal filings in the case of Harris et al. vs. Ferguson et al.]

    • 1973-06-25
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • This legal filing, dated June 25, 1973, details the opposition of the plaintiffs in the case of Harris et al. vs. Ferguson et al. to a motion to dismiss the case. Included are a memorandum in opposition to motion to dismiss, motion for preliminary...
    • [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...
    • [Images from Pine Needles, 1974]

    • 1974
    • University Yearbooks (UNCG University Archives)
    • 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 Ralph Johns by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-01-17
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a January 17, 1979, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Ralph Johns, Johns discusses his role in initiating the February 1, 1960, sit-in and his experiences during the following months of demonstrations. He...
    • Oral history interview with Jim Melvin by William Link

    • 1987-11-18
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a November 18, 1987, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Jim Melvin, Melvin primarily discusses the 1969 incident at North Carolina A&T State University and the November 3, 1979, shootings. Other topics...

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