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    • Greensboro sit-ins were just the beginning

    • 1985-02-10
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • UNC-Charlotte history professor David R. Goldfield argues in his guest column for the Greensboro News & Record that the sit-in movement, which originated in Greensboro and spread to many other cities throughout the South, led to the destruction of...
    • Oral history interview with Charles L. Weill, 2007

    • 2007-11-26
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Charles Weill was born and raised in Greensboro, North Carolina. He recounts his childhood during the Great Depression and its major impact on the city. Weill talks about his participation in the development of Greensboro, particularly the...
    • District Attorney Schlosser comes to rescue of Klan/Nazi murderers

    • 1980-03-27
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This March 27, 1980 press release, issued by the Communist Workers Party (CWP), criticizes Greensboro District attorney Mike Schlosser's handling of the murder trial of Ku Klux Klan and Nazi party members accused in the November 3, 1979, Death to...
    • Oral History Interview with Louise Smith by William Chafe

    • 1973-02-09
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This February 9, 1973, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Louise Smith primarily documents Ms. Smith's involvement in school desegregation in Greensboro, North Carolina. Topics include her expectations for school desegregation;...
    • Commercial History of the State of North Carolina

    • 1908
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Commercial history of North Carolina cities including Asheville, Greensboro, Winston-Salem, Charlotte, High Point, Thomasville, Statesville, Salisbury, and Raleigh, with smaller sections on other cities and towns. Features business histories,...
    • Progress 1967-68 [Progress report of the Greensboro Redevelopment Commission]

    • 1968-05-31
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • This progress report examines the completion and progress on eight redevelopment projects in Greensboro: Cumberland, Washington I & II, Warnersville I, II-A, and III, Retreat St, and Downtown I-A. There is also a section on the cities examination...
    • [Correspondence from Dame Ellen Terry]

    • Undated
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Dictated letter from Dame Ellen Terry (1847-1928) on official Lyceum Company Fifth American Tour stationery to a Dr. Wales. Terry signs her own name and indicates that she is at the Arlington Hotel. Cities on the tour listed on the stationery are...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Lemburg (Lvov)]

    • 1914-02-16
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals left Cracow at 3 in the morning, arrived at 9. He slept well and is very calm. He reread Metcalfe's letter and understood it better this time. Each word of her letter is beautiful "and one follows another so well that I seem to hear one of...
    • Oral History Interview with Anne Bisher Cook by Justin Payne

    • 2008-10-24
    • Oral History Collection [Brock Museum, Greensboro College]
    • This oral history interview was conducted with Anne Bisher Cook on October 24, 2008 by Greensboro College senior, Justin Payne. While a student at Greensboro College, Cook was known by her maiden name, Bisher. In this interview, Cook relays her...
    • [Letter from Richard Ramsay to Harry G. Boyte]

    • 1964-01-23
    • RL.00138 Boyte Family Papers
    • In this January 23, 1964 letter to Harry G. Boyte, Richard Ramsay informs Boyte of a rally to be held in Greensboro for the anniversary of the February 1, 1960 Woolworth lunch counter sit-ins. Ramsay compares civil rights activities in Greensboro...
    • 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...
    • Protesters to return to Greensboro to mark start of civil rights sit-in

    • 1985-01-27
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this January 27, 1985 article published in The Raleigh News & Observer, staff writer Ann Green gives historical information about what happened during the Greensboro sit-ins at Woolworth's as well as how the Greensboro sit-ins served as a...
    • 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...
    • Ann Dearsley Reviews Lunch Counter Strike

    • 1960-02-12
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This February 12, 1960, article from The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The Woman's College of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (WCUNC), consists of a review and analysis by contributor Ann Dearsley of the Greensboro lunch...
    • New Protests Followed By Arrests

    • 1960-02-24
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 24, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-1. This article reports students resuming protests in Charlotte and Winston-Salem. Several demonstrators were arrested in both cities.
    • Police Arrest 50 Sitdowners

    • 1960-03-03
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 3, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-3. The article reports a bomb threat at a Greyhound bus station in Nashville, TN after demonstrators were asked to leave by management. Other news...
    • ┬áNegro Family Said Beaten by Whites

    • 1960-03-14
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 14, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Record. Originally appeared on page A-1. The article reports on several outbreak of violence in Alabama and other cities around the South as a result of recent demonstrations for integration.
    • Map of Greensboro and Guilford County, North Carolina

    • 1958
    • North Carolina Vertical File Collection (UNCG University Libraries)
    • Scaled maps of Greensboro and Guilford County from 1958 that include mileages from major U.S. cities and brief statements of Greensboro as a center of agriculture, industry, trade, and education.

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