Skip to main content

 

Add or remove other collections to your search:



Narrow your search by:



Topics

Original format

Contributing institution

Source collection

Creator

You've searched: Civil Rights Greensboro

  • Topics: Business desegregation* 1960
(588 results)



Display: 20

    • [Photograph of Clarence Lee Harris]

    • 1955-03-01
    • Manning Studio Photograph Collection
    • This photographic portrait depicts Clarence "Curly" Harris, who was manager of the Greensboro Woolworth store at the time of the 1960 lunch counter sit-ins. The photograph was taken March 1, 1955 at Manning Studio in Greensboro, most likely by...
    • [Photograph of F. W. Woolworth Company store, Greensboro, NC]

    • 1959-08-26
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • This black and white photograph depicts the F. W. Woolworth Company building in Greensboro, NC six months before the lunch counter sit-ins protesting busuness segregation. The view is looking north on South Elm Street. The photograph was taken on...
    • [Gordon Williams Blackwell]

    • 1960
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • This is a photographic portrait of Gordon Williams Blackwell, chancellor of Woman�s College of the University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro)from 1957-1960. Blackwell led the university at the time of the...
    • Into Sharp Focus

    • 1960-02-03
    • North Carolina Collection
    • Article from the February 3, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Record. Originally appeared on page A-14. It reports on the impact of the sit-in protest at the downtown Woolworth store and the growing attention on civil rights issues.
    • Movement By Negroes Growing

    • 1960-02-04
    • North Carolina Collection
    • Article from the February 4, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page B-1. The article reports developments in the Woolworth sit-in protests. Students from Bennett College join the protesters from A & T College and a...
    • Negro Students Spread Protest to Kress Store

    • 1960-02-04
    • North Carolina Collection
    • Article from the February 4, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Record. Originally appeared on page B-1. It reports a counter-protest initiated by local white student at Woolworth's lunch counter and another sit-in protest initiated at Kress, another...
    • Student Strength Rises In Protest at Lunch Counter

    • 1960-02-04
    • North Carolina Collection
    • Article from the February 4, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Record. Originally appeared on page . It discusses the growing number of students from A & T College participating in the sit-in protests and Woolworth's response to the protesters. The...
    • Leadership at the Five and Ten

    • 1960-02-05
    • North Carolina Collection
    • Article from the February 5, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-6. The article comments on the sit-in protests at Woolworth and suggests that peaceful mediation between the involved parties should be employed...
    • Sitdown Incident

    • 1960-02-05
    • North Carolina Collection
    • Article from the February 5, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Record. Originally appeared on page A-10. This article is an editorial commenting on the negative impact of the sit-in protests at Woolworth.
    • Aid Given Negroes' Protest

    • 1960-02-05
    • North Carolina Collection
    • Article from the February 5, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page B-1. It reports on developments on the sit-in protest at the Woolworth lunch counter. A few students from Dudley High School and Woman's College UNC...
    • White Men Arrested at Sitdown

    • 1960-02-06
    • North Carolina Collection
    • Article from the February 6, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page B-1. This article reports on the arrest of two white counter-protesters in the Woolworth store. The article also covers the growing number of...
    • Time and Trouble

    • 1960-02-06
    • North Carolina Collection
    • Article from the February 6, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Record. Originally appeared on page A-4. This article is an editorial piece about expense of the sit-in protests in terms of time and law enforcement being placed in the Woolworth store. It...
    • A&T Students Call Two-Week Recess In Protest Here

    • 1960-02-07
    • North Carolina Collection
    • Article from the February 7, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-1. This article covers recent developments in the sit-in protests at Woolworth and Kress stores. A bomb threat was reported at the downtown...
    • Is This Right?

    • 1960-02-08
    • North Carolina Collection
    • Article from the February 8, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-6. This editorial from a local Greensboro resident comments on the treatment of the sit-in protesters by some of the white residents.
    • Equal Rights

    • 1960-02-08
    • North Carolina Collection
    • Article from the February 8, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-6. This editorial from a local African American woman describes her desire for equal rights and treatment.
    • Counters To Remain Closed

    • 1960-02-08
    • North Carolina Collection
    • Article from the February 8, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page B-1. This article reports that both Woolworth and Kress stores will close down their in-store lunch counters in response to the bomb threats and...
    • Store Closed While Officers Hunt For Bomb

    • 1960-02-08
    • North Carolina Collection
    • Article from the February 8, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Record. Originally appeared on page A-1. It reports similar sit-in protests beginning in Durham by students from North Carolina College and Duke University while students from A & T agree...
    • Renew Cooperation

    • 1960-02-08
    • North Carolina Collection
    • Article from the February 8, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Record. Originally appeared on page A-14. This article recounts the events surrounding the sit-in protests at both Woolworth and Kress stores and the effort between the local businesses and...

QuickView

Display a larger image and more item information when the pointer pauses over a thumbnail
 

Layout options:

Select the collections to add or remove from your search
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
 
OK