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    • Oral history interview with Frank O. Sherrill Jr. by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1980
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an oral history interview conducted circa 1980 by Eugene Pfaff with Frank O. Sherrill Jr., Sherrill primarily recalls the demonstrations and pickets that took place outside of the S&W Cafeteria and the effect it had on the...
    • Oral history interview with Clyde Marsh by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-04-13
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an April 13, 1979, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Clyde Marsh, Marsh discusses the behavior of demonstrators and counter-demonstrators at S&W Cafteria in 1963, the May, 1969, riot at NC A&T, and the...
    • Oral history interview with A. Knighton Stanley by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1982-01-26
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a January 26, 1982, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with A. Knighton Stanley, Stanley primarily describes the role of specific leaders in the Greensboro CORE chapter, his own role in planning strategy, and...
    • Oral history interview with Sarah Outterbridge by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1982-07-24
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a July 24, 1982, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Sarah Outterbridge, Outterbridge primarily discusses her experiences with CORE, including its strategies. She describes a training workshop and the role of...
    • Oral history interview with Ulysses Lee Jr. by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1982-07-29
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a July 29, 1982, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Ulysses Lee Jr., Lee primarily discusses the history, strategies, and activities of the Greensboro CORE chapter, which he led in 1963 and 1964. Other...
    • Oral History Interview with Joe Knox by William Chafe

    • 1977-06-17
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This June 17, 1977, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Joe Knox primarily documents Knox's recollections of the 1963 protests and race relations in Greensboro while he was a staff writer at the Greensboro Daily News. Topics...
    • 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,...
    • Belk store and S&W Cafeteria

    • 1976
    • CC021 David Gwynn [Personal collection]
    • View of the closed Belk department store (1939-1975, right) and S&W Cafeteria (1950-1974, center) along East Market Street in Greensboro. The S&W was torn down in the late 1970s while the Belk building was drastically altered in the early 1980s.
    • Hundreds Held in Bias Protest in N.Carolina

    • 1963-05-16
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This article reports on the mass demonstrations protesting segregation in Greensboro, NC on May 15, 1963. Included in the article is a description of the scene and the protest at the S&W Cafeteria as the largest in the area. Hundreds of students...
    • [Arrest record for sit-in]

    • 1963-05-15
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This is an official record of arrest by the Greensboro Police Department of Huldah Elizabeth Taylor on May 15, 1963 at 7:15 pm. At the age of 18, Taylor was arrested at the S&W Cafeteria in Greensboro on trespassing charges while participating in a...
    • [Letter of support from Professor Polhemus to Beth Taylor]

    • 1963-05-16
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This letter from Guilford College professor of Political Science Oscar Polhemus and his wife Helen expressed their support of Beth Taylor's participation in the sit-in at the S&W Cafeteria in Greensboro. They noted that while they would not be able...
    • [Letter from Janie to Beth Taylor]

    • 1963-05
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This letter, possibly from one of Beth Taylor's siblings noted how proud they were of Beth at home. The author also reminded Beth, ('Bether') not to worry too much and to keep studying because having a college degree would help her work for ''long...
    • [Black and white handshake tags]

    • 1963
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • These small paper tags depict a white person and a black person shaking hands in an effort to promote integration. These belonged to Beth Taylor, a Guilford College student who participated in the May, 1963 sit-in demonstration against segregation...
    • Infiltration in our churches

    • 1963
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This illustrated pamphlet titled, "Infiltration in Our Churches" offers a commentary on racial integration through cartoon drawings. This item belonged to Beth Taylor, a Guilford College student who participated in the May, 1963 sit-in...
    • A resolution on segregation

    • 1963
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This pamphlet, sponsored by the American Council of Christian Churches (ACCC) based in New York, NY, put forth the resolution reached during the ACCC's 16th Spring Convention which addressed the issue of racial segregation within the Christian...
    • [Post card to support Beth Taylor]

    • 1963-05
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This short post card correspondence from Mrs. Scheel of Doylestown, PA was written to express congratulations and support to Beth Taylor following her "adventure." This was in reference to Taylor's participation in the May 1963 sit-in demonstration...
    • [Letter of support from Helen Atkinson to Beth Taylor]

    • 1963-05-19
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This letter from Helen Atkinson, of the Doylestown, PA Quaker Meeting was written to Beth Taylor to express her support of Taylor's participation in the recent sit-in demonstrations protesting segregation at the S&W Cafeteria in Greensboro. Taylor,...
    • [Letter of support to Beth Taylor from Frank Bjornsgaard & handmade card]

    • 1963-04-18
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This letter of support from Frank Bjornsgaard expressed his congratulations and pride in Beth Taylor's participation in the sit-in demonstration at the S&W Cafeteria in Greensboro, NC. This correspondence also included a handmade card by...
    • [Letter of thanks & advice from Mr. Bjornsgard to Beth Taylor ]

    • 1963-05-23
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This letter from Frank Bjornsgaard to Beth Taylor thanked her for sharing a written account of her experience with the sit-in at the S&W Cafeteria in Greensboro, NC. Bjornsgaard also offered advice regarding how to continue her work and deal with...
    • 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,...

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