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    • High noon shoot-out in Greensboro

    • 1979-11-11
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This November 11, 1979 Greensboro Daily News article culls reports from other newspapers on the murders of five Communist Workers Party (CWP) members at a Death to the Klan march in Greensboro, North Carolina, on November 3, 1979. An article from...
    • Flawed report

    • 1980-10-12
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This October 12, 1980 Greensboro Daily News editorial examines a report by the Human Relations Commission on the violence at the November 3, 1979 Death to the Klan march in Greensboro at which five Communist Workers Party members were killed. The...
    • Racial dialogue

    • 1983-08-19
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This August 19, 1983 editorial, published in the Greensboro Record, responds to an editorial about race relations that had recently been published by Greensboro's African American newspaper, the Carolina Peacemaker. The Record lists fundamental...
    • Pictures of 5 slain shown before killings

    • 1982-07-08
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This July 8, 1982, article by Alex Charns of The [Burlington] Times-News reports that Daisy Crawford, a union organizer at Cannon Mills, was interviewed by the FBI about her knowledge of five leaders in the Communist Workers Party (CWP) a week...
    • Woman says FBI tracker CWP activist before death

    • 1982-07-09
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This July 9, 1982, article by Bruce Siceloff of The [Raleigh] News and Observer reports that Daisy Crawford, a union organizer at Cannon Mills, was interviewed by the FBI about her knowledge of five leaders in the Communist Workers Party (CWP) a...
    • Real Victims of Violence

    • 1969-02-07
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This February 27, 1969 editorial published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, discusses the true victims of violent action as related to the civil rights movement. Reflecting on recent riots around the country from Detroit...
    • Integration

    • 1961-10-27
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this October 27, 1961 editorial in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, Guilford student Charles Baker celebrates the decision to officially adopt an integration policy at the college, which Baker claims is long overdue,...
    • [Letter from N.C. English to Robert Frazier]

    • 1963-08-23
    • MS528 Robert Frazier Papers
    • In this August 23, 1963 letter to Guilford College Trustee Robert Frazier, N.C. English expresses concern over "screwball" conferences for young people being held at Guilford College. English takes exception to the conferences, claiming they are...
    • Sit-ins and how they changed us

    • 1983-05-15
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this May 15, 1983 article, William D. Snider, former editor of the Greensboro Daily News and the Greensboro Record, reflects on his experiences as a member of the Greensboro news media during the time of the 1960 sit-ins at Woolworth's. Snider...
    • Blacks, whites eat lunch - Big deal

    • 1980-01-31
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This January 31, 1980 Greensboro Daily News editorial by Jim Schlosser claims that segregation at lunch counters seems absurd in hindsight. Schlosser writes that at the local Woolworth store—where four North Carolina A&T State University...
    • Sit-ins: Race relations are better, but problems still remain

    • 1985-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this extended article published in Greensboro News & Record, staff writers Jim Schlosser, Donald W. Patterson, and Kelly Mitchell-Clark interview several Greensboro residents about their perspectives on race relations. Topics tackled in this...
    • 20 years ago

    • 1980-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This February 1, 1980 Greensboro Daily News editorial discusses the Greensboro Woolworth store sit-ins on their twentieth anniversary. The author reflects that "it is hard to believe now how absurd and pervasive and degrading the various...
    • 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...
    • Two bucked customs before sit-ins

    • 1985-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 1, 1985 article published in Greensboro News & Record, staff writer Jim Schlosser reports on one of two downtown Greensboro businesses that were already integrated before the 1960 Woolworth lunch counter sit-ins. White entrepreneur...
    • Ministers Forum Supports Strike by Blind Workers

    • 1970-11-19
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this November 19, 1970 Greensboro Daily News article, W. K. Lee Jr. reports on the Greensboro Ministers Pulpit Forum's support of the workers strike at Industries of the Blind due to poor conditions at the factory where "workers are subjected to...
    • Blacks, Young Becoming Church Leaders, Group Told

    • 1970-11-23
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this November 23, 1970 Greensboro Daily News article, Harvey Harris reports on the increased involvement of blacks and youths in church leadership. Dr. Robert V. Moss Jr., president of the United Church of Christ, says that the involvement of...
    • 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...
    • Faculty give commentary regarding NBS

    • 1973-03-28
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this commentary published March 28, 1973 in The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), English professor James E, Helgeson expresses dismay at the decision of the Student Government...

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