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    • Oral history interview with Ralph Johns by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-01-17
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a January 17, 1979, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Ralph Johns, Johns discusses his role in initiating the February 1, 1960, sit-in and his experiences during the following months of demonstrations. He...
    • Oral history interview with Eloise Patricia Rallings Lewis, 1999

    • 1999-03-01
    • WV0047 Eloise Rallings Lewis Papers
    • Primarily documents Eloise Patricia Rallings Lewis's nursing education; service with the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) and Cadet Nurse Corps during World War II; and her career in nursing education, particularly her tenure as dean of the School of Nursing...
    • Oral history interview with Marthalou Hunter, 1999

    • 1999
    • WV0105 Marthalou Hunter Papers
    • Primarily documents Marthalou Hunter's college years and her experiences in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1942 to 1947.

      Hunter discusses her education at three universities, including a negative experience at Duke University School of...
    • Oral history interview with Sandy Venegoni, 2010

    • 2010-03-16
    • WV0481 Sandra L. Venegoni Oral History
    • Primarily documents Sandy Venegoni's childhood, nursing education, time spent in a convent, her military service as a reservist for the Army Nurse Corps, and her civilian career as a nurse educator.

      Venegoni discusses her childhood in...
    • Oral History Interview with Jibreel Khazan by William Chafe

    • 1974-11-27
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of a November 27, 1974, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Jibreel Khazan primarily documents Khazan's participation in the 1960 sit-ins at Woolworth's in Greensboro, North Carolina.

      Khazan recalls his...
    • Oral History Interview with David Richmond by Clay Carson

    • 1972-04-10
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of an April 10, 1972, oral history interview conducted by Clay Carson with David Richmond primarily documents Richmond's participation in the Greensboro, North Carolina, Woolworth's sit-in on February 1, 1960. Topics include the...
    • Oral history interview with Joe Mitchell by William Link

    • 1989-09-27
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a September 27, 1989, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Joe Mitchell, Mitchell discusses his childhood and education, and describes race relations in Northampton County. He characterized the national and...
    • Oral history interview with Rachel Brower Twiddy, 1999

    • 1999-12-13
    • WV0133 Rachel Brower Twiddy Papers
    • Primarily documents Rachel Brower Twiddy's experiences in nursing school in Washington, D.C., and her nursing career before and during her service in the Army Nurse Corps at Fort Ord, California, during World War II.

      Twiddy discusses...
    • Television Gave Impetus to Movement

    • 1980-01-27
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This January 27, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article was published on the eve of the twentieth anniversary of the 1960 sit-ins at the Greensboro Woolworth lunch counter. The article chronicles numerous civil rights struggles in Greensboro in the...
    • Oral History Interview with Joseph McNeil by William Chafe

    • 1978
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of a 1978 interview conducted by William Chafe with Joseph McNeil primarily documents McNeil's participation in the 1960 Woolworth's sit-ins in Greensboro, North Carolina. Topics include his surprise at not being arrested the first...
    • Oral History Interview with Cecil Bishop by William Chafe

    • 1977-10-13
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • In this October 13, 1977, interview conducted by William Chafe with Cecil Bishop, Bishop discusses his membership in the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce, the makeup of the chamber, its role in stabilizing Mike Fleming's involvement, and Hal Sieber's...
    • Oral History Interview with David Richmond by William Chafe

    • 1975
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of a oral history interview conducted by William Chafe circa 1975 with David Richmond primarily documents Richmond's participation in the sit-in movement in Greensboro, North Carolina, during the 1960s. Richmond recalls early...
    • 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...
    • Oral history interview with Joseph McNeil by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-10-14
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an October 14, 1979, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Joseph McNeil, McNeil discusses the motivations and preparations of the Greensboro Four for the February 1, 1960, sit-in at Woolworth's. In addition to...
    • Oral history interview with Mary Kathryn Hampton, 2005

    • 2005-11-21
    • WV0335 Mary Kathryn Hampton Papers
    • Primarily documents Mary Kay Hampton's youth; her service with the Army Nurse Corps during World War II, particularly her two years in Europe; and her life after the war.

      Hampton briefly discusses her childhood, including her father being...
    • New book on the historic sit-ins

    • 1970-06-07
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this June 7, 1970 Greensboro Daily News article, William Snider reviews Miles Wolff Jr.'s book, Lunch At The 5 & 10, about the February 1960 sit-ins at the Greensboro Woolworth store. Snider commends Wolff for "catching both the feel of the...
    • 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...
    • Young: Leaders with racist bent in office

    • 1980-02
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 1980 Greensboro Daily News article, Jim Schlosser discusses Andrew Young's speech at North Carolina A&T State University commemorating the 1960 Greensboro Woolworth store sit-ins. In his speech, Young cited North Carolina...
    • New book on the historic sit-ins

    • 1970-06-07
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this June 7, 1970 Greensboro Daily News article, William Snider reviews Miles Wolff Jr.'s book, Lunch At The 5 & 10, about the February 1960 sit-ins at the Greensboro Woolworth store. Snider commends Wolff for "catching both the feel of the...
    • Sit-ins activist bitter about past

    • 1989-05-14
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This May 14, 1989, wire service article by Gary Abrams profiles Ralph Johns, a white Greensboro merchant who was instrumental in initiating the 1960 sit-ins at the local Woolworth lunch counter. Johns, living in Los Angeles at the time of the...

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