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    • 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...
    • Civil rights sloganeering

    • 1985-03-04
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • Washington Post columnist Edwin M. Yoder Jr. explores the effectiveness of civil rights laws and the struggle between those who wish to strive toward a literal colorblind society and those who wish to be conscious of and accommodating to those...
    • Remembering: 1 leader of sit-in visits site

    • 1985-02-02
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 2, 1985 article published in the Greensboro News & Record, staff writer Jim Schlosser reports on one of the original four sit-in participants, David Richmond's visit to the Greensboro Woolworth lunch counter that was the site of...
    • Time to talk

    • 1980-10-13
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This October 13, 1980 Greensboro Daily News editorial decries the need for communication between black and white citizens in Greensboro, specifically after the violence at the Death to the Klan march on November 3, 1979, at which five Communist...
    • Blind Strike May Drag On

    • 1970
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this Greensboro Daily News article, W.K. Lee Jr. reports on a strike by employees at the Industries of the Blind in Greensboro. Lee notes that only two of the forty-three strikers are white, and says many black leaders feel "inaction on the...
    • Day the National Guard Swept A&T's Scott Hall

    • 1979-05-20
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this May 20, 1979 Greensboro Daily News article, David Newton recalls the National Guard raid on Scott Hall on the North Carolina A&T State University (A&T) campus during protests in 1969. Newton writes of the death of student Willie Grimes...
    • CWP says it has proof FBI had role in deaths

    • 1982-07-24
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This uncredited July 24, 1982, article from The [Raleigh] News and Observer discusses a claim by members of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) that the group has evidence of an FBI conspiracy in the violence at the Death to the Klan march in...
    • Taking stock of Greensboro's possessions

    • 1955
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This three-page essay or speech, possibly written for newspaper publication or presented at an event, details Greensboro's positive characteristics. Listed are: religious tolerance, interracial cooperation, governmental efficiency, business...
    • Gove family correspondence, general, 1893-1896 [Anna Maria Gove Collection]

    • 1893-1896
    • MSS002 Dr. Anna Maria Gove Papers, 1826-1952
    • Correspondence items between George, Maria, other members of Maria's family, former patients of Dr. George Gove, lawyers, and insurance representatives. Topics include business dealings of George, Anna Gove's accident and handling of the insurance...

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