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  • Description: boycotts
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    • New book on the historic sit-ins

    • 1970-06-07
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this June 7, 1970 Greensboro Daily News article, William Snider reviews Miles Wolff Jr.'s book, Lunch At The 5 & 10, about the February 1960 sit-ins at the Greensboro Woolworth store. Snider commends Wolff for "catching both the feel of the...
    • Do the right thing

    • 1990-08-26
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by Franklin McCain, one of the four original participants in the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins, appeared in the August 26, 1990, Greensboro News & Record, and focuses discriminatory practices within private clubs in the south. McCain cites a...
    • Page students told to consider walkouts

    • 1990-02-05
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This February 5, 1990 article published in the Greensboro News & Record reports on the reaction of Greenboro City Council member Earl Jones and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) to a January 26, 1990, incident...
    • New book on the historic sit-ins

    • 1970-06-07
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this June 7, 1970 Greensboro Daily News article, William Snider reviews Miles Wolff Jr.'s book, Lunch At The 5 & 10, about the February 1960 sit-ins at the Greensboro Woolworth store. Snider commends Wolff for "catching both the feel of the...
    • [Letter from Mrs. Wade H. Gentry to Chancellor Singletary]

    • 1963-05-19
    • UA2.7 Otis Arnold Singletary Records, 1961-1966
    • In this letter to the Chancellor Otis Singletary, Mrs. Wade H. Gentry of Madison, North Carolina, condemns participants of a boycott of segregated businesses adjacent to Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WCUNC), and urges the...
    • Sitdowns Continue in South

    • 1960-03-02
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 2, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-2. The article reports continued protests in Nashville, TN and Alabama State College. Other news include boycotts of certain merchants in Tuskegee,...
    • Boycott of Stores Urged

    • 1960-03-13
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 13, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-15. The article reports that students in Raleigh, NC plan on boycotting stores with segregated lunch counters. Other news includes similar boycotts...
    • Demonstrations Enter Their Eighth Week

    • 1960-03-21
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 21, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Record. Originally appeared on page A-1. The article reports on the speech given by Florida Governor Leroy Collins regarding integration, continued boycotts in North Carolina, Georgia, and...
    • Silent South: Part One

    • 1960-12-02
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This December 2, 1960 op-ed article by Carolee Wood was the first of a three part series published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian. In this segment Wood describes several racially motivated events that had occurred in the...
    • Oral history interview with Willa Player by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-12-03
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a December 3, 1979, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Willa Player, Player discusses race relations in Greensboro in the 1950s and early 1960s, including the role of specific African-Americans and white...
    • Oral history interview with Arnold Schiffman Sr. by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-04-11
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an April 11, 1979, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Arnold Schiffman Sr., Schiffman compares details of the sit-ins of 1960 with the demonstrations of 1963 in Greensboro. Specific topics include his...

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