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    • Oral History Interview with Tom Bailey by William Chafe

    • 1977-07-09
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • In this July 9, 1979, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe, Tom Bailey recalls his involvement in community organizing in the Piedmont Triad area through YES (Youth Education Services), OEO (Office of Economic Opportunity), and GAPP...
    • Oral history interview with Juanita J. Johnson, 2002

    • 2002-01-15
    • WV0239 Juanita J. Johnson Papers
    • Primarily documents Juanita Johnson's service in the WAC (Women's Army Corps) from 1952 to 1954 and her subsequent education and career in teaching.

      Johnson provides a brief overview of her childhood, her reasons for not becoming a nurse,...
    • Oral History Interview with Nelson Johnson by William Chafe

    • 1978-10-24
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This October 24, 1978, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Nelson Johnson primarily documents Johnson's community activism with YES (Youth Educational Services), FCD (Foundation for Community Development), GUTS (Greensboro United...
    • Klan Activity Up Throughout South

    • 1979-11-04
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 4, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Brent Hackney reports on the rise of Ku Klux Klan (KKK) activity in the south in the face of the November 3, 1979, Death to the Klan rally, at which five members if the...
    • Comment

    • 1973-04-03
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this April 3, 1973, editorial from The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), the newspaper questions the legality of Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson's decision to restore funding and...
    • Oral History Interview with Jack Elam by William Chafe

    • 1975
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This oral history interview conducted by William Chafe circa 1975 with Jack Elam primarily documents Jack Elam's career as Greensboro city attorney from 1954-1961 and mayor from 1969 to 1971. Elam briefly describes his background and education...
    • Oral history interview with Jane Fraley Kodack, 2009

    • 2009-10-01
    • WV0471 Jane Fraley Kodack Papers
    • Primarily documents Jane Kodack's service with the ANC from 1981-1993, and her education at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) from 1963 to 1967.

      Kodack discusses attending UNCG in the first years after it became...
    • Monitor: Klan-Nazi Verdict Aid Racists

    • 1982-04-13
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This uncredited April 13, 1982, article from the Greensboro Daily News reports on findings of the Southern Poverty Law Center that the not-guilty verdicts against Ku Klux Klan members involved in the 1979 Greensboro Massacre had aided Klan members...
    • Comment

    • 1973-03-28
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This March 28, 1973, editorial from The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), comments on recent activity suurounding the Student Government Association's (SGA) recognition of the Neo Black...
    • Hate groups fragmented but still active

    • 1989
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by Kathy Hoke of the Greensboro News & Record reports on the continuing activities of hate groups in North Carolina, including the Ku Klux Klan and the White Patriot Party. While legal actions had resulted in a drop in activity, the...
    • No One Voice Speaks for Black Greensboro

    • 1980-11-26
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this November 26, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article, Scott Shane reports on the existence of "two worlds" in Greensboro, one black and one white. Shane writes that many black citizens feel Greensboro continues to be run by a few large...
    • Civil rights charges eyed in shootout

    • 1980-12-13
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This uncredited December 13, 1980, article from the Greensboro Daily Newsreports that U.S. Attorney H.M. Michaux is considering civil rights charges against ten Klansmen and Nazis accused of killing five Communist Workers Party members at the Death...
    • Workers viewpoint [1979-12-26]

    • 1979-12-26
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • These are photocopies of eight pages from the December 26, 1979 Workers Viewpoint newspaper, a publication of the Communist Workers Party (CWP), which pertain to the November 3, 1979 death to the Klan march, known as the Greensboro Massacre....
    • [Communist Workers Party press release]

    • 1980-02-04
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This February 4, 1980 press release, issued by the Communist Workers Party USA, describes a February 2, 1980, demonstration held in Greensboro. The demonstration, which coincided with the twentieth anniversary of the 1960 Greensboro lunch counter...
    • [Letter from the Mobilization Committee recruiting community involvement]

    • 1979-12-19
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This December 19, 1979 appeal letter from the February 2nd Mobilizing Committee solicits co-sponsorship of the group's activities by other community organizations. The letter describes recent Ku Klux Klan activity including the November 3, 1979,...
    • 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...
    • Why was this city picked for battleground?

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 5, 1979, article by Jim Schlosser of the Greensboro Record discusses community reaction and raises the question of why Greensboro became the site of the shooting of five members of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) at an anti-Klan...

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