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    • [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...
    • [Photograph of F. W. Woolworth Company store, Greensboro, NC]

    • 1964
    • Photograph Collection (Greensboro History Museum)
    • This black and white photograph depicts the Greensboro F.W. Woolworth Company store, which was the site of the 1960 sit-ins protesting business segregation. The photograph, looking south down Elm Street, shows the front of the store on the right...
    • [F.W. Woolworth Co. building in Greensboro, North Carolina]

    • 1980
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This color photograph depicts the Greensboro F.W. Woolworth Company store, which was the site of the 1960 sit-ins protesting business segregation. The photograph shows the full front facade of the store on Elm Street, as well as a portion of the...
    • [Letter from Clarence Harris to David DuBuisson]

    • 1994-05-23
    • 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.'' ...
    • [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.'' ...
    • Review of Miles Wolff's book Lunch at the five And ten

    • 1980
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this 20-page document, Clarence "Curly" Harris, gives a detailed review of facts presented in Miles Wolff's 1970 book about the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins, Lunch at the 5 & 10. Harris, who was manager of the Greensboro Woolworth store at the time...
    • Action Provoked In Local Strike

    • 1960-02-12
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This February 12, 1960, article from The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The Woman's College of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (WCUNC) gives an account of the Greensboro lunch counter sit-ins that began on February 1, 1960 at...
    • Ann Dearsley Reviews Lunch Counter Strike

    • 1960-02-12
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This February 12, 1960, article from The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The Woman's College of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (WCUNC), consists of a review and analysis by contributor Ann Dearsley of the Greensboro lunch...
    • A&T Students Launch 'Sit-Down' Demand for Service at Downtown Lunch Counter

    • 1960-02-02
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 2, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Record. Originally appeared on page B-1. This clipping discusses four students from A & T College beginning a sit-in protest at the F.W. Woolworth Co. store in downtown Greensboro.
    • N.C. Stores Close Down Counter

    • 1960-02-10
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 10, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-1. This article reports that the representatives from Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) organization of New York advised student protesters from...
    • City Is Quiet On Counter Front

    • 1960-02-11
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 11, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page B-15. This article reports on the continued closure of the lunch counters in the Woolworth and Kress stores in Greensboro. Other news includes...
    • Store Given Integration Proposal

    • 1960-02-12
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 12, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-2. The article reports on discussions between the F.W. Woolworth Company and the Congress of Racial Equality on a plan to integrate the lunch...
    • Nationwide Boycott of Stores Sought

    • 1960-02-17
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 17, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-4. The article reports that the Congress for Racial Equality (CORE) of New York public suggests a boycott of F.W. Woolworth stores around the...
    • Negroes Refused Service; Leave Store Quietly

    • 1960-02-19
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 19, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-14. The article reports the re-opening of a F.W. Woolworth lunch counter in Hampton, VA and continued sit-in protests by students.
    • Segregation Resistance To Continue

    • 1960-02-23
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 23, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-1. The article reports a meeting held by students in Durham, NC to discuss the continuation of the protests. Other news includes the impending...
    • Oral history interview with Jack Moebes by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-04-18
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an April 18, 1979, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Jack Moebes, Moebes primarily discusses the circumstances surrounding his photographing of the 'Greensboro Four' outside of Woolworth's on February 1,...
    • Benbow House and Elm Street, looking south

    • 1892
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Exterior view of the Benbow House hotel, located at 122 South Elm Street in Greensboro. The hotel opened in 1871 and burned down in 1899. It was rebuilt as the Guilford Hotel on the same site after the fire. In approximately 1930, the Guilford...
    • [Benbow Hotel]

    • 1903
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Exterior view of the Benbow House hotel, located at 122 South Elm Street in Greensboro. The hotel opened in 1871 and burned down in 1899. It was rebuilt as the Guilford Hotel on the same site after the fire. In approximately 1930, the Guilford...
    • [Guilford Hotel]

    • 1903
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • The Hotel Guilford was built on the site of the former Benbow Hotel following an 1899 fire. In approximately 1930, the hotel was replaced by the F.W. Woolworth store where the first "sit-ins" of the civil rights movement occurred in 1960. That...

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