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    • Greensboro: Where The Movement Began

    • 1970-06
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this Greensboro Daily News article, Edwin Yoder Jr. reviews Miles Wolff Jr.'s book, Lunch At The Five & 10, about the February 1960 sit-ins at Greensboro's Woolworth store. Yoder begins by discussing the backdrop for the sit-ins, claiming...
    • Was city progressive? No, says Chafe

    • 1980
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This 1980 Greensboro Record article by Abe Jones reviews historian William Chafe's newly published book about the civil rights movement in Greensboro, Civilities and Civil Rights. Jones writes that Chafe spent eight years researching and writing...
    • Listen to the footsteps

    • 1990-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This editorial from the February 1, 1990, issue of the Greensboro News & Record, commemorates the thirtieth anniversary of the Greensboro lunch counter sit-ins. The editorial notes that the sit-ins were part of a larger movement, one that had...
    • Greensboro: Where The Movement Began

    • 1970-06
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this Greensboro Daily News article, Edwin Yoder Jr. reviews Miles Wolff Jr.'s book, Lunch At The Five & 10, about the February 1960 sit-ins at Greensboro's Woolworth store. Yoder begins by discussing the backdrop for the sit-ins, claiming...
    • 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...
    • 4 Lonely Blacks Woke A Nation: Decade Of Protest Began Here

    • 1970-01-30
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this January 30, 1970 Greensboro Record article, Jo Spivey recalls the February 1, 1960 sit-in at the Greensboro Woolworth store, orchestrated by North Carolina A&T State University students David Richmond, Joseph McNeil, Franklin McCain, and...
    • It is very difficult being black in a white world

    • 1984-11-11
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by Lolita M. Rhodes appeared in the November 11, 1984 Greensboro News & Record and is a first person account of the subtle racism and bad treatment still faced by blacks in Greensboro, particularly in customer service situations. The...
    • [Letter from J. S. Longdon to Dean Katherine Taylor]

    • 1963-05-17
    • UA2.7 Otis Arnold Singletary Records, 1961-1966
    • In this May 17, 1963 letter to the Catherine Yalor, dean of students at Woman's College of The University of North Carolina (WCUNC), Longdon condemns the "harassing of local businessmen" by Women's College students and notes their "determination to...
    • [Timeline of events related to the Greensboro sit-ins]

    • 1960-02-10
    • UA2.6 Gordon Williams Blackwell Records
    • This document, dated February 10, 1960, is a chronological listing of events surrounding the Greensboro sit-ins, which began February 1, 1960, including the response of Woman's College and Chancellor Gordon William Blackwell. The timeline documents...
    • [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...
    • Silent South: Part Three

    • 1961-02-03
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This February 3, 1961 op-ed article by Carolee Wood was the third of a three part series published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian. In this article, Wood concludes the series by describing where the country was in terms...
    • [Letter of Support from Franklin D. Parker to Chancellor Ferguson]

    • 1967-11-19
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • This letter, dated November 19, 1967, from Franklin D. Parker of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) Department of History and Political Science to UNCG Chancellor James Sharbrough Fergsuon, expresses Parker's support for...
    • Desegregation, Greensboro Public Schools, Greensboro, NC

    • 1958
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This circa 1958 speech by Greensboro City Schools Superintendent Benjamin L. Smith details school desegregation in Greensboro, North Carolina. Smith writes about the initial changes the Greensboro school board made to their policies following Brown...
    • [Draft news article by Harry G. Boyte]

    • 1963-06-07
    • RL.00138 Boyte Family Papers
    • This June 7, 1963 draft of an article was written by Harry G. Boyte for the North American Newspaper Alliance, and concerns recent civil rights demonstrations in Greensboro. Boyte begins the article by detailing recent racial violence in Lexington,...
    • Civil Rights

    • 1968-03-08
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this March 8, 1968 op-ed article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian, Joe Volpe reminds readers about Greensboro's past involvement with the civil rights movement and contains commentary on the South Carolina...
    • Story of desegregation in Greensboro, NC

    • 1959-03-05
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This transcript of a statement made by Greensboro school Superintendent Benjamin L. Smith to the U.S. Civil Rights Commission in Nashville, Tennessee, on March 5, 1959, tells the history of school desegregation in Greensboro, North Carolina. Smith...
    • 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...

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