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  • Topics: Greensboro Massacre
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    • [Statement on the shootings]

    • 1979
    • Sydney Nathans Papers
    • This undated statement expresses "outrage and sorrow" over the deaths of the five Communist Workers Party members killed in Greensboro at the November 3, 1979 Death to the Klan march. The statement criticizes the Greensboro police, the media...
    • MASS MEETING: to continue our fight to smash the klan!

    • 1979-07
    • Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This flyer promotes a July 21, 1979 anti-Klan meeting in China Grove, NC, following an altercation on July 8 at the China Grove town hall between members of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) and area civil rights activists. The flyer asserts that the Klan was...
    • Landis: The Klan Tries to Rebuild its Shattered Image

    • 1979-09
    • Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This flyer, produced by the Workers Viewpoint Organization (later known as the Communist Workers Party), promotes an Anti-Klan Conference to be held November 3, 1979, in Greensboro, NC, and references an earlier altercation between Workers...
    • Death to the Klan flyer

    • 1979-11
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This flyer announces the November 3, 1979 Death to the Klan march and conference to be held in Greensboro. The events were sponsored by the Workers Viewpoint Organization (later known as the Communist Workers Party) in response to recent overt Ku...
    • [Map of Funeral March Route]

    • 1979-11
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This unidentified map appears to be marked to indicate the route of a march and demonstration held November 11, 1973, to coincide with funeral services for four of the five Communist Workers Party members killed at the Death to the Klan march on...
    • Avenge the murder of the CWP 5

    • 1979-11
    • Prints and Drawings
    • This large newsprint poster announces a march and demonstration held November 11, 1979, to coincide with funeral services for four of the five Communist Workers Party (CWP) members killed at the Death to the Klan march on November 3, 1979. The CWP...
    • Non-violent Silent Vigil to Protest the Killings in Greensboro

    • 1979-11
    • Sydney Nathans Papers
    • This flyer announces a silent vigil to be held November 7, 1979 in Chapel Hill, Raleigh, and Durham, to protest the murder of five Communist Workers Party members at a Death to the Klan march in Greensboro on November 3, 1979. The vigil was...
    • Turn Grief Into Strength! Avenge the CWP 5!

    • 1979-11
    • Sydney Nathans Papers
    • This flyer, issued by the Communist Workers Party (CWP), and dating from early November, 1979, urges attendance at a protest march to be held November 11 in Greensboro. The flyer includes accusations of a conspiracy involving the FBI and the US...
    • Four Die in Klan-Leftist Shootout

    • 1979-11-04
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 4, 1979 article by Jack Scism of the Greensboro Daily News is the first coverage by the newspaper of the shooting deaths of five Communist Workers Party (CWP) members at a Death to the Klan rally in Greensboro on November 3, 1979....
    • Police Near Scene Not Told Klan Was Approaching

    • 1979-11-04
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 4, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Charles Babington reports that Greensboro police were unaware that armed men were approaching the November 3, 1979, "Death to the Klan" rally, at which five members if...
    • Without Warning, the Shooting Started

    • 1979-11-04
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 4, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Winston Cavin presents a firsthand account of what he witnessed during the November 3, 1979, Death to the Klan rally, at which five members of the Communist Workers...
    • After Violence, Community Leaders Ask For Calm

    • 1979-11-04
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 4, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Linsey Gruson reports on calls for calm by Greensboro leaders following the November 3, 1979, Death to the Klan rally, at which five members if the Communist Workers...
    • Klan Activity Up Throughout South

    • 1979-11-04
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 4, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Brent Hackney reports on the rise of Ku Klux Klan (KKK) activity in the south in the face of the November 3, 1979, Death to the Klan rally, at which five members if the...
    • Violence Not New to Leader of Rally

    • 1979-11-04
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 4, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Steve Berry profiles Communist Workers Party (CWP) leader Nelson Johnson follwing the November 3, 1979, Death to the Klan rally, at which five members if the CWP were...
    • WVO In Struggles For 'Oppressed People'

    • 1979-11-04
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 4, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Greg Lewis presents backround on the Workers Viewpoint Organization (WVO), originally named the Communist Workers Party (CWP). The group organized a November 3, 1979,...
    • Ended In Death For Demonstrators

    • 1979-11-04
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 4, 1979, photo essay from the Greensboro Daily News, includes photographs taken by staff photographers Don Davis and Jim Straford during and after the November 3, 1979, Death to the Klan rally, at which five members of the Communist...
    • Shootout Aftermath: Search For Reasons

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 5, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Jack Scism reports that two additional Ku Klux Klan (KKK) or Nazi party members had been arrested in connection with the November 3, 1979, shootings in Greensboro in...
    • Shooting Victim's Wife Says He'll Struggle Harder Now

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 5, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writers Charles Babington and Linsey Gruson profile Michael Nathan and Paul Bermanzohn, two doctors and Communist Workers Party (CWP) members hospitalized after the November 3,...
    • Nazis As Well As Klansmen Had Role

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 5, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Stan Swofford reports that Nazis as well as Ku Klux Klan (KKK) members were involved in the November 3, 1979, shootings in Greensboro in which five members of the...

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