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    • [Neo-Black appeal]

    • 1973-03-27
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • This document outlines the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) Neo-Black Society's appeal of a decision by the UNCG Student Government Association to reclassify (strip recognition and funding from) the Neo-Black Society. The grounds...
    • The coward of Thermopylae [binding]

    • 1911
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Moderate greenish-blue vertical rib cloth; embossed decorative ornament stamped, lettered in gilt, ten squares stamped at top and bottom, all within blindstamped outer rule decorative border; signed "WJ" i.e. William Jordan; motif repeated on spine...
    • [Leon Chestnut]

    • 1973
    • University Yearbooks (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This photograph of Neo-Black Society Coordinator Leon Chestnut appeared in the 1974 Pine Needles, the yearbook of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Chestnut was involved in the controversial reclassification of the school´┐Żs...
    • Protesters to return to Greensboro to mark start of civil rights sit-in

    • 1985-01-27
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this January 27, 1985 article published in The Raleigh News & Observer, staff writer Ann Green gives historical information about what happened during the Greensboro sit-ins at Woolworth's as well as how the Greensboro sit-ins served as a...
    • [Tate Street, early 1970s]

    • 1971
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • View of businesses along Tate Street, north of Walker Avenue, circa 1971. Visible are Leon's Beauty Salon, Hart Appliance, Brides & Formals, the Apple House Restaurant, Cinema Theatre, Campus Cupboard (women's clothing), and Franklin Drugs.
    • Neo-Black Society, 1970s [Photographs]

    • 1971-1973
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • Folder of news photographs of members of the Neo-Black Society (NBS) of The University of North Carolina at Greensborp, primarily taken in the NBS Lounge in Elliott University Center.

      001: Melinda Pennix and Leon Chestnut discuss the Black...

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