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  • Description: Klan
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    • Oral history interview with Dargan Frierson by Kathleen Hoke

    • 1989-11-10
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a November 10, 1989, oral history interview conducted by Kathleen Hoke wit Dargan Frierson, Frierson discusses his experience as a FBI agent stationed in Greensboro, especially regarding the activities of the Ku Klux Klan and...
    • MASS MEETING: to continue our fight to smash the klan!

    • 1979-07
    • RL.00134 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...
    • The shootings and after: A CWP response

    • 1980-03-30
    • MSS084 Robert W. Watson Papers, 1948-1980
    • A letter from Signe Waller published in the Viewpoint section of the Greensboro News & Record, on March 30, 1980. The letter is in regards to an essay by Robert Watson on the murder of five members of the Communist Workers Party at the Death to the...
    • Oral History Interview with Jim Price by Scott Ellsworth

    • 1977-05-25
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of a May 25, 1977, oral history interview conducted by Scott Ellsworth with Jim Price primarily documents Price's involvement in community activism and anti-Vietnam War protests in Greensboro, North Carolina, during the 1960s. Price...
    • Dawson Tells Of His Role Under Oath

    • 1982-07-16
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This July 16, 1982, article by Larry King of the Greensboro Daily News reports on testimony by police informant Edward Dawson before a federal grand jury investigating possible civil rights violations related to the murders of five Communist...
    • Oral history interview with Elizabeth Wheaton by William Link

    • 1988-03-24
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a March 24, 1988, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Elizabeth Wheaton, Ms. Wheaton discusses the November 3, 1979 shootout between the Ku Klux Klan and the Communist Workers Party, including her analysis of...
    • DCHC - Secret Supports of the Klan

    • 1979-12
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This flyer, produced by the Committee to Avenge the CWP 5, decries the the Durham County Hospital Corporation's (DCHC) firing of Communist Workers Party (CWP) member Tom Clark as a result of his participation in the November 3, 1979 Greensboro...
    • [Letter to Mayor of Kokoma, Indiana]

    • 1980-04-18
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This copy of a April 18, 1980 letter to Stephen Daily, mayor of Kokomo, Indiana, concerns an upcoming march of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) in Kokomo. The letter warns that Kokomo officials will be "held resposnible" for any violence against foes of the...
    • Gathering of the Klan

    • 1965-04-25
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this April 25, 1965 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reporter and student Robert Reed describes a Ku Klux Klan rally held just outside of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Reed reported on the sentiments...
    • Johnson Says Police Late At Death Site

    • 1982-04-23
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This April 23, 1982, article by Larry King of the Greensboro Daily News reports on testimony by Communist Workers Party leader Nelson Johnson before a federal grand jury investigating possible civil rights violations related to the murder of five...
    • Oral history interview with Sol Jacobs by William Link

    • 1986-12-09
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a December 9, 1986, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Sol Jacobs, Jacobs recalls race relations in Jim Crow Greensboro in the 1950s and the general sentiment of people concerning desegregation. He describes...
    • [Communist Workers Party press release]

    • 1980-02-08
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This February 8, 1980 press release, issued by the Communist Workers Party (CWP), criticizes the Greensboro city government, the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation, and the FBI for permitting a Nazi party motorcade on April 19, 1980....
    • [Indict the U.S. Government's Upside Down Justice / Free the Greensboro Six]

    • 1980-05-03
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This May 3, 1980 press release, issued by the Communist Workers Party (CWP), announces the release on bail of three of the six CWP members indicted on rioting charges stemming from the November 3, 1979, Death to the Klan march (also known as the...
    • Lawmen tied to Klan in Communists' protest

    • 1981-10-02
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This October 2, 1981 article by Wendell L. Rawls Jr. of The New York Times discusses findings by the Institution for Southern Studies that there was an alliance between law enforcement officers and the defendants in the murder case regarding the...
    • Grady An Informant - Justice Fund

    • 1982-06-17
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This June 17, 1982, article by Larry King of the Greensboro Daily News reports that the Greensboro Justice Fund had accused Klan member Joe Grady of being an FBI informant, which would have given the FBI notice of the potential for violence prior...
    • District Attorney Schlosser comes to rescue of Klan/Nazi murderers

    • 1980-03-27
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This March 27, 1980 press release, issued by the Communist Workers Party (CWP), criticizes Greensboro District attorney Mike Schlosser's handling of the murder trial of Ku Klux Klan and Nazi party members accused in the November 3, 1979, Death to...
    • [Letter from Communist Workers Party]

    • 1979-12-23
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This December 23, 1979 mimeographed letter from the Communist Workers Party (CWP) to its supporters and contacts discusses the November 3, 1979 Death to the Klan march where five protestors were killed, and its after effects, including job firings...
    • Oral History Interview with William Jackson by William Chafe

    • 1977-07-12
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This July 12, 1977, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with William Jackson documents Jackson's participation in and recollections of significant local civil rights demonstrations in the 1960s as a captain in the Greensboro Police...
    • Groups seek new probe into shootings

    • 1981-11-03
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This November 3, 1981 article by Mary Anne Rhyne of the Associated Press, printed in the Greensboro Daily News, reports on a call by five organizations for further investigation into the murders of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death...

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