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    • [Letter from Clarence Harris to David DuBuisson]

    • 1991-02-12
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This February 12, 1991 letter from Clarence "Curly" Harris to Greensboro News & Record editor David DuBuisson, questions details about the 1960 sit-ins presented in a February 10, 1991 editorial entitled "The descent into 'multiculturalism.'' ...
    • 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 Hal Sieber by William Chafe

    • 1974-11-08
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of a November 8, 1974, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Hal Sieber primarily documents Sieber's work for the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce in the sixties, specifically with the sensitivity sessions, Community...
    • Oral history interview with Pat Patterson by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-07-17
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a July 17, 1979, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Pat Patterson, Patterson describes how the first sit-ins occurred, events that led up to the formation of the Greensboro CORE chapter, and the key players...
    • New book on the historic sit-ins

    • 1970-06-07
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this June 7, 1970 Greensboro Daily News article, William Snider reviews Miles Wolff Jr.'s book, Lunch At The 5 & 10, about the February 1960 sit-ins at the Greensboro Woolworth store. Snider commends Wolff for "catching both the feel of the...
    • Few Realized Significance of Sit-in

    • 1980-01-27
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This Greensboro Daily News article, published January 27, 1980, recounts the events of February 1, 1960 when four North Carolina A&T College students staged a sit-in at the Greensboro Woolworth store lunch counter, setting off sit-ins across the...
    • Was city progressive? No, says Chafe

    • 1980
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This 1980 Greensboro Record article by Abe Jones reviews historian William Chafe's newly published book about the civil rights movement in Greensboro, Civilities and Civil Rights. Jones writes that Chafe spent eight years researching and writing...
    • History of Greensboro v. Civil Rights

    • 1980-02-10
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 10, 1980 Greensboro Daily News column, editor William Snider reviews historian William Chafe's book Civilities and Civil Rights which focuses on school and business desegregation in Greensboro. Snider disagrees with Chafe's...
    • New book on the historic sit-ins

    • 1970-06-07
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this June 7, 1970 Greensboro Daily News article, William Snider reviews Miles Wolff Jr.'s book, Lunch At The 5 & 10, about the February 1960 sit-ins at the Greensboro Woolworth store. Snider commends Wolff for "catching both the feel of the...
    • Greensboro: Where The Movement Began

    • 1970-06
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this Greensboro Daily News article, Edwin Yoder Jr. reviews Miles Wolff Jr.'s book, Lunch At The Five & 10, about the February 1960 sit-ins at Greensboro's Woolworth store. Yoder begins by discussing the backdrop for the sit-ins, claiming...
    • Women's College faculty votes for desegregation

    • 1955-12-15
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • This uncredited December 15, 1955, article from the Greensboro Daily News, reports on the adoption of a resolution on desegregation by the Faculty Council of the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WCUNC). The resolution passed was...
    • 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...
    • [Images from Pine Needles, 1974]

    • 1974
    • University Yearbooks (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • 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 Carolyn Mark by William Chafe

    • 1974-10-10
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of an October 10, 1974, interview conducted by William Chafe with Carolyn Mark primarily documents Ms. Mark's recollections as a student at North Carolina A&T State University and as an employee of the Greensboro Chamber of...
    • Oral History Interview with Joseph McNeil by William Chafe

    • 1978
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of a 1978 interview conducted by William Chafe with Joseph McNeil primarily documents McNeil's participation in the 1960 Woolworth's sit-ins in Greensboro, North Carolina. Topics include his surprise at not being arrested the first...
    • Oral history interview with Robert A. Clendenin by William Link

    • 1988-11-02
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a November 2, 1988, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Robert A. Clendenin, Clendenin recalls Greensboro school desegregation in the early 1970s, including tactics to maintain order, the advantages and...
    • Oral history interview with George H. Evans by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-04-27
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an April 27, 1979, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with George H. Evans, Evans discusses his role as chairman of the Special Committee on Human Rights and as a member the Greensboro Citizens Association during...

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