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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • The Quaker, 1966

    • 1966
    • The Quaker
    • The 1966 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, highlights the involvement of African American students, seniors James McCorkle and Linda Moore and freshman Gertrude Judd of Greensboro. Featured is a candid photo of a white student tutoring local...
    • Oral History Interview with Melvin Swann by Michael Sistrom

    • 2007-10-30
    • Oral History Collection [Brock Museum, Greensboro College]
    • This oral history interview was conducted with Melvin Swann on October 30, 2007 by Greensboro College Associate Professor of History, Dr. Michael P. Sistrom. The interview largely covers Swann's experiences as a teacher at the J.C. Price School, an...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • [Images from Pine Needles, 1965]

    • 1965
    • University Yearbooks (UNCG University Archives)
    • The 1965 UNCG yearbook, Pine Needles, depicts a number of African American students attending the school. Sample pages of class portraits show a representative black to white student ratio, however black students are minimally represented in...
    • [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...
    • Black Enrollment Studied

    • 1970-01
    • Collegian
    • This January 1957 article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian, describes several studies examining black enrollment at southern colleges.
    • 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...
    • Administrative report of the Anti-Klan rally, Greensboro, North Carolina

    • 1979-11-19
    • 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 Otis Hairston Sr. by William Chafe

    • 1977
    • William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This oral history interview conducted by William Chafe circa 1977 with Otis Hairston Sr. documents Hairston's recollections of business desegregation in Greensboro, North Carolina. Of the 1960 sit-ins, he recalls Jibreel Khazan and David Richmond...
    • Oral history interview with Otis L. Hairston Sr. by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-06-01
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a June 1, 1979, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Otis L. Hairston Sr., Hairston discusses his involvement in the civil rights movement in Greensboro, North Carolina. This primarily includes his involvement...

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