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    • Workers viewpoint [1979-12-10]

    • 1979-12-10
    • Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • These are photocopies of five pages from the December 10, 1979 Workers Viewpoint newspaper, a publication of the Communist Workers Party (CWP). One article discusses the history of the Ku Klux Klan and related populist and anti-Communist movements...
    • [Notes on interview with Dr. George and Anna Simkins by William H. Chafe]

    • 1972-07-19
    • William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This is a four-page, typed set of notes by William Chafe on a July 19, 1972, interview with Dr. George and Anna Simkin. Shorthand is used throughout, including "GB" for "Greensboro." Chafe notes that the Simkins discussed their childhoods and...
    • Staff summary of desegregation in Greensboro, North Carolina

    • 1959
    • Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This six-page document from the U.S. Civil Rights Commission is a staff summary of desegregation in Greensboro, North Carolina, in 1959. Descriptions of Greensboro's demography, educational background, composition of the board of education, groups...
    • Statement to the North Carolina Advisory Commission on Civil Rights

    • 1980-02-26
    • Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This February 26, 1980 statement by the Communist Workers Party (CWP) to the North Carolina Advisory Committee on Civil Rights, frames the November 3, 1979, Greensboro Massacre, in terms of civil rights. The statement outlines the work of the CWP...
    • Taking stock of Greensboro's possessions

    • 1955
    • Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This three-page essay or speech, possibly written for newspaper publication or presented at an event, details Greensboro's positive characteristics. Listed are: religious tolerance, interracial cooperation, governmental efficiency, business...
    • Journey IV

    • 1976-03-16
    • Guilfordian
    • This March 16, 1976 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, describes the college's fourth annual Journey Into Blackness event sponsored by the student organization Brothers and Sisters in Blackness (BASIB)....
    • Woolworth serves up anniversary breakfast

    • 1980-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 1, 1980 Greensboro Record article, Jo Spivey reports on a breakfast served at the Woolworth store lunch counter on the twentieth anniversary of the sit-ins. Jibreel Khazan (Ezell Blair, Jr.), David Richmond, Joseph McNeil, and...
    • Sit-ins: Race relations are better, but problems still remain

    • 1985-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this extended article published in Greensboro News & Record, staff writers Jim Schlosser, Donald W. Patterson, and Kelly Mitchell-Clark interview several Greensboro residents about their perspectives on race relations. Topics tackled in this...
    • Remembering: 1 leader of sit-in visits site

    • 1985-02-02
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 2, 1985 article published in the Greensboro News & Record, staff writer Jim Schlosser reports on one of the original four sit-in participants, David Richmond's visit to the Greensboro Woolworth lunch counter that was the site of...
    • Daring act by four teenagers tumbles racial barriers

    • 1985-01-27
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • Written twenty five years after the Greensboro sit-ins at Woolworth's, this article was published in the Greensboro News & Record and examines the event itself, as well as the effect it had on the Greensboro community at large. Schlosser describes...
    • Spotlight to shine on sit-in participants

    • 1990-01-29
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This January 20, 1990 artcle by Jim Schlosser appeared in the January 29, 1990 Greensboro News & Record, and consists of an interview with David Richmond, one of the original four participants in the 1960 sit-ins at the Greensboro Woolworth store....
    • 30 years later, Woolworth sit-ins to be remembered

    • 1989-12-28
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This December 28, 1989 article by Jim Schlosser was published in the Greensboro News & Record, and reports on upcoming events commemorating the thirtieth anniversary of the sit-ins at the Woolworth store in Greensboro. The article includes...
    • Racial Barriers Fall

    • 1971-05-29
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this May 29, 1971 Greensboro Daily News article, Joe Knox chronicles the efforts to desegregate Greensboro businesses starting with sit-ins at the Greensboro Woolworth lunch counter by four North Carolina A&T State University (A&T) students in...
    • [Timeline of events related to the Greensboro sit-ins]

    • 1960-02-10
    • UA2.6 Gordon Williams Blackwell Records
    • This document, dated February 10, 1960, is a chronological listing of events surrounding the Greensboro sit-ins, which began February 1, 1960, including the response of Woman's College and Chancellor Gordon William Blackwell. The timeline documents...
    • The third of November

    • 1981
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This investigative report by the Institute for Southern Studies details the murders of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan march, in Greensboro, North Carolina, on November 3, 1979. The report covers the events leading up...

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