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    • Oral history interview with Virginia Gardner Becker, 1999

    • 1999-03-17
    • WV0053 Virginia Gardner Becker Papers
    • Virginia Gardner Becker primarily discusses her early life and her time in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War II.

      Becker details her family background, including the early death of her...
    • Oral history interview with Violet Thurn Cowden, 2007

    • 2007-05-03
    • WV0399 Violet Cowden Papers
    • Primarily discusses Violet Thurn Cowden's service in the WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) from 1943 to 1944.

      Cowden discusses her childhood on a farm in South Dakota, working for room and board to attend high school in the nearby town,...
    • Editorial

    • 1969-03-29
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This March 29, 1969, editorial from The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), comments on the UNCG food service workers' strike of March 27-April 2, 1967. The editorial questions how long the...
    • Neo-Black Support Debated

    • 1973-03-27
    • UA51.21 Neo-Black Society Records, 1969-2013
    • This is a photocopy of an article that was published in the Greensboro Daily News on March 27, 1973, which reports on a UNCG Student Government Association hearing as to whether the Neo-Black Society should continue to receive funding as a student...
    • Oral History Interview with John Foster by William Chafe

    • 1973-02-14
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This February 14, 1973, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with John Foster primarily documents Foster's work on the Greensboro School Board during desegregation in the fifties and sixties. He discusses using bond money to improve...
    • New Korean Student on Campus

    • 1955-01-14
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This January 14, 1955 article in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, highlights an individual international student, Buyong Yoon Park, of Soul, Korea, and reflect's the college's reputation as a welcoming place for...
    • [Faculty Minutes]

    • 1952-05-05
    • Guilford College Faculty Minutes
    • This is a minute from May 5, 1952 describing Guilford College President Clyde A. Milner's expression of appreciation to the race relations committee for their work preparing a report which was presented at the April faculty meeting. The minute...
    • [Letter of thanks & advice from Mr. Bjornsgard to Beth Taylor ]

    • 1963-05-23
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This letter from Frank Bjornsgaard to Beth Taylor thanked her for sharing a written account of her experience with the sit-in at the S&W Cafeteria in Greensboro, NC. Bjornsgaard also offered advice regarding how to continue her work and deal with...
    • Korean Student at Guilford

    • 1954-10-15
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This October 15, 1954 article in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, chronicles a Guilford College student Suc Kyun Suh ("Su"), and reflects the college's reputation as a welcoming place for international students. Su had been...
    • Woolworth serves up anniversary breakfast

    • 1980-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 1, 1980 Greensboro Record article, Jo Spivey reports on a breakfast served at the Woolworth store lunch counter on the twentieth anniversary of the sit-ins. Jibreel Khazan (Ezell Blair, Jr.), David Richmond, Joseph McNeil, and...
    • 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...
    • Police Keep Close Watch For Trouble

    • 1960-02-18
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 18, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-1. The article reports increased law enforcement presence in downtown High Point to deter outbreaks of violence and large gatherings of...
    • Richmond Is Scene of Negro Protests

    • 1960-02-21
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 21, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-1. The article reports on sit-in protests in Richmond, VA by students. Other news includes a halt in picketing outside of the S.H. Kress store in...

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