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  • Description: Sit-ins.
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    • Oral history interview with Laura Goldin Hirsch, 2011 [text/print transcript]

    • 2011-04-08
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Laura Goldin Hirsch (1939- ) graduated in 1961 from Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Hirsch discusses being born in Greensboro, North Carolina and her family moving about...
    • Oral History Interview with Richard O'Neal by Justin Payne

    • 2008-09-26
    • Oral History Collection [Brock Museum, Greensboro College]
    • This oral history interview was conducted with Richard O'Neal on September 26, 2008 by Greensboro College senior, Justin Payne. The interview focuses on O'Neal's involvement with the 1960 Greensboro Woolworth's lunch counter sit-ins.

      Mr....
    • Oral History Interview with Susie Jones by William Chafe

    • 1978
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This oral history interview conducted by William Chafe circa 1978 with Susie Williams Jones primarily documents Ms. Jones' memories of Bennett College, desegregation, and Greensboro, North Carolina, during the forties and fifties. Jones recalls her...
    • Services Put Focus on Sit-Ins

    • 1980-01-28
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This Greensboro Daily News article by staff writers Kenneth Campbell and Lindsey Gruson, published January 28, 1980, reports on church services commemorating the twentieth anniversary of the Greensboro Woolworth store sit-ins. Also included is a...
    • Young to Speak at A&T Program on Sit-Ins

    • 1980-01-25
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This Greensboro Daily News article, published January 25, 1980, announces Andrew Young as the featured speaker at commemoration ceremonies and the unveiling of two historic markers memorializing the 1960 sit-ins at Woolworth store and the 1969...
    • Pioneer Kept Fighting "Ugly Head of Racism"

    • 1980-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 1, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article Kenneth Campbell discusses Gloria Eugenia Brown Wise's participation in the 1960 sit-in demonstrations at the Greensboro Woolworth store. Wise was honored by her alma mater, Bennett College,...
    • Listen to the footsteps

    • 1990-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This editorial from the February 1, 1990, issue of the Greensboro News & Record, commemorates the thirtieth anniversary of the Greensboro lunch counter sit-ins. The editorial notes that the sit-ins were part of a larger movement, one that had...
    • Two bucked customs before sit-ins

    • 1985-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 1, 1985 article published in Greensboro News & Record, staff writer Jim Schlosser reports on one of two downtown Greensboro businesses that were already integrated before the 1960 Woolworth lunch counter sit-ins. White entrepreneur...
    • This Time Questions Keep 4 From Eating

    • 1980-02-02
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 2, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article, Kenneth Campbell reports on events held to commemorate the twentieth anniversary of the 1960 sit-ins at the Greensboro Woolworth store. The article begins with an account of a breakfast held...
    • Oral history interview with JoAnne Smart Drane, 2008 [text/print transcript]

    • 2008-06-05
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • JoAnne Smart Drane (1938- ) graduated in 1960 from Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She was one of the first two African American students to be accepted and to attend the...
    • Spark remains and Recalling the sit-ins

    • 1980-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • These two 1980 Greensboro Daily News editorials were published around the time of the twentieth anniversary of the Greensboro Woolworth lunch counter sit-ins.

      The January 23, 1980 editorial, "Recalling the sit-ins," outlines events planned...
    • Students at A&T Urged "to Keep on Marching"

    • 1980-02-04
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 4, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article, Mae Israel reports on the responses of students to the celebration commemorating the 1960 Greensboro Woolworth store sit-ins. Israel writes that many feel the events have triggered a renewed...
    • 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...
    • We were told most blacks did not want change

    • 1990-02
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This Greensboro News & Record article was written by Miles Wolff, Jr., author of Lunch at the Five and Ten (How It All Began), a 1970 book on the Greensboro sit-ins. The article features Wolff's personal perspective on the event as well as his...
    • Colleges celebrate black history

    • 1984-01-29
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • These announcements of Black History Month events and speaking engagements sponsored by colleges in Greensboro in 1984 were published in the Greensboro Daily News on January 30, 1984. The highlighted event was a collaborative effort by most of the...
    • Oral History Interview with Edward H. Bryant Jr. by Justin Payne

    • 2008-12-04
    • Oral History Collection [Brock Museum, Greensboro College]
    • This oral history interview was conducted with Edward H. Bryant, Jr. on October 4, 2008 by Greensboro College senior, Justin Payne. The interview was conducted via telephone. The interview focuses on Bryant's involvement with the 1960 Greensboro...
    • Remembering the Sit-In

    • 1989-09-17
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This September 17, 1989 article published in the Greensboro News & Record outlines the work of local organization, the February One Society, who was planning for the anniversary celebration of the sit-ins that happened at the Greensboro Woolworth...
    • 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...

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