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    • [Map of Funeral March Route]

    • 1979-11
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This unidentified map appears to be marked to indicate the route of a march and demonstration held November 11, 1973, to coincide with funeral services for four of the five Communist Workers Party members killed at the Death to the Klan march on...
    • Review of Miles Wolff's book Lunch at the five And ten

    • 1980
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this 20-page document, Clarence "Curly" Harris, gives a detailed review of facts presented in Miles Wolff's 1970 book about the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins, Lunch at the 5 & 10. Harris, who was manager of the Greensboro Woolworth store at the time...
    • Jesse Jackson: The condition of Black America

    • 1984-02-06
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • North Carolina A&T State University alumnus Jesse Jackson, then the director of Operation PUSH and a N.C. A&T trustee, offers a question & answer interview to the Greensboro Daily News and discusses contemporary race relations and, in particular,...
    • Greensboro Four keep humility intact

    • 1990
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This circa 1990 article by John Alexander, editorial page editor of the Greensboro News & Record, discusses the humility of the four former students who launched the sit-ins, Joseph McNeil, Jibreel Khazan (formerly Ezell Blair Jr.), Franklin...
    • 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,...
    • [Letter from Assistant Attorney General Drew Days,III]

    • 1980-04-29
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This 1981 letter from Drew Days, Assistant Attorney General of the Civil Rights Division, to Tom Osborne, Greensboro City Manager, reports that members of the Greensboro Police Department would not be liable under federal civil rights statutes...
    • We Are an African People]

    • 1970-02-18
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • This political bulletin, published February 18, 1970, features a an essay by Willie Drake which looks at the proposed merger of North Carolina A&T State University with The University of North Carolina at Greensboro from a Black Power...
    • [Note about Neo-Black Society funding and membership]

    • 1973-03-27
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • This typed note details the funding amounts and membership numbers for the Neo-Black Society at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). This appears to be a part of the administrative review of the UNCG Student Government...
    • [Letter from William Van Alstyne to US House Committee on the Judiciary]

    • 1981-10-05
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This nine page, 1981 letter from Duke University law professor William Van Alstyne to William Kaplan encourages the Subcommittee on Criminal Justice of the House Committee on the Judiciary to become involved with moving forward an investigation...
    • [Letter from the Greensboro NAACP to John Conyers]

    • 1982-03-11
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This letter from members of the Greensboro branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)to John Conyers, chairman of the Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, of the U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary, requests...
    • [Position paper on racism]

    • 1970-07
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • In July 1970, the Program Council of the Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church sponsored a conference on race relations and religion held at North Carolina A&T State University. The Program Council set up black and white...
    • Will the Nov 3rd Grand Jury Indict Sandy Smith's Murderers?

    • 1982
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This flyer produced and distributed by the Greensboro Justice Fund presents the complicated evidence and time line of court cases related to the murder of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan rally in Greensboro, North...
    • [Images from Pine Needles, 1976]

    • 1976
    • University Yearbooks (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1976 UNCG yearbook, Pine Needles, shows continued growth and integration of the African American student population. For instance, this appears to be the first year where black students had leadership roles in the Student Government Association...
    • Re: Desegregation

    • 1954
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This handwritten note or essay appears to have been written around 1954 regarding Greensboro Public School Superintendent Benjamin L. Smith's response to theBrown v. Board of Education decision. The note is positive and praises Smith's actions....
    • [Hospice of Greensboro postal cover]

    • 1999
    • CC008 Enola C. Mixon Collection [Personal Collection]
    • Postal cover created for Hospice of Greensboro by Enola Mixon includes a piece of artwork by regional artist William Mangum, whose autograph appears on this cover.
    • Our little Jugoslav cousin [binding]

    • 1923
    • Girls Books in Series Collection
    • Light orange yellowish-brown calico-texture cloth; series binding with boy in traditional Yugoslav dress watching over hear of sheep with trees and mountains in background in black, blue, green, red, and white, within black rule border, red...
    • Geneology-Guilford Collegian [Mary Mendenhall Hobbs papers]

    • 1893
    • MS223 Mary Mendenhall Hobbs Papers, 1888-1930
    • This folder contains two copies of the Guilford Collegian -- Vol. VI, no. 4 (November 1893) and Vol. VI, no. 5 (December 1893). The first few pages of both Collegians are marked with hand-written notes in the margins -- the handwriting appears to...
    • Society of Friends-Church Loyalty [Mary Mendenhall Hobbs papers]

    • Undated
    • MS223 Mary Mendenhall Hobbs Papers, 1888-1930
    • This folder contains what appears to be a draft of an essay by Mary Mendenhall Hobbs on the topic of church loyalty. The essay was written in response to a request made by the editor of the American Friend.
    • Five Years Meeting [Mary Mendenhall Hobbs papers]

    • Undated
    • MS223 Mary Mendenhall Hobbs Papers, 1888-1930
    • This folder contains several essays relating to the work and business of Five Years Meeting (an association of Yearly Meetings which eventually became Friends United Meeting in the mid-20th century). One of the documents in this folder appears to...

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