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  • Description: Advancement
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    • NAACP wants dismissals at Page for racial incident

    • 1990-02
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This circa February 1990 article published in the Greensboro News & Record reports on the reaction of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) to a January 26, 1990, incident at Page High School in Greensboro, North...
    • Justice Fund Gets Backing Of 3 Groups

    • 1982-07-01
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This July 1, 1982, article by Leslie M. Allen of the Greensboro Daily News reports that the Greensboro chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and two church organizations had joined the Greensboro Justice...
    • Oral History Interview with Vance Chavis by William Chafe

    • 1973-05-28
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This May 28, 1973, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Vance Chavis primarily documents Chavis' recollections of equal rights activism in Greensboro, North Carolina. Chavis provides his views on the progression in rights for...
    • Oral history interview with Charles Davis by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1983-06-19
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a June 19, 1983, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Charles Davis, Davis discusses his experience as a staff member of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) and describes the organization's mission,...
    • Oral history interview with Sarah Herbin by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1983-12-14
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a December 14, 1983, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Sarah Herbin, Ms. Herbin primarily discusses her experiences as a staff member of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) in Greensboro and in...
    • Public taxation and Negro schools

    • 1909-04-14
    • North Carolina Vertical File Collection (UNCG University Libraries)
    • The Public Taxation and Negro Schools pamphlet contains a paper written by Charles L. Coon, Superintendent of Schools in Wilson, NC. This paper was read during the Twelfth Annual Conference for Education in the South held in Atlanta, GA from April...
    • The Quaker, 1964

    • 1964
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1964 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, reflects the increased diversity on campus. Included is the senior portrait of African student Washington Walusala Rakama, from Kenya. Rakama was also a member of the Society for the Advancement of...
    • Page students told to consider walkouts

    • 1990-02-05
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This February 5, 1990 article published in the Greensboro News & Record reports on the reaction of Greenboro City Council member Earl Jones and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) to a January 26, 1990, incident...
    • George Simkins: a lifetime struggling for civil rights

    • 1990-02-04
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This circa February 4, 1990, article from the Greensboro News & Record, profiles George Simkins, former president of the Greensboro chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). In a first-person narrative,...
    • Triad rates well on integration

    • 1989-08-20
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by Jim Schlosser appeared in the August 20, 1989, Greensboro News & Record, and concerns a University of Chicago study that showed the Triad area was one of the least segregated metropolitan areas in the United States, as measured by...
    • [Letter from the Greensboro NAACP to John Conyers]

    • 1982-03-11
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This letter from members of the Greensboro branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)to John Conyers, chairman of the Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, of the U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary, requests...
    • Oral history interview with Evon Dean, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-03-28
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Evon Welch Dean (1924-2011) graduated from the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, in 1942 with a commercial degree. She became the administrative assistant to the alumni...
    • General Correspondence. Applications C-Cl 1906 [Charles Duncan McIver Records]

    • 1906
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • Correspondence items addressed to Dr. Charles Duncan McIver at the State Normal and Industrial College in the year 1906. Topics include application forms, letters, and recommendation letters one of which is from the James Sprunt Institute. Also...
    • [Marcelle Fisher outside barracks, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • Marcelle Fisher poses outside a barracks in the WAC seersucker exercise uniform, circa 1943. Behind her, laundry is hanging to dry.
    • [Marcelle Fischer in the snow, 1943]

    • 1943-03
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • Marcelle Fisher, wearing her WAAC utility coat with hood, stands in the snow at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, in March 1943.

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