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    • Oral History Interview with Vanessa Sharpe Bennett

    • 2016-07-17
    • WV0621 Vanessa Sharpe Bennett Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Vanessa Sharpe Bennett and her service with the United States Army.

      Bennett describes basic training, how she felt she had more maturity as a result of her life experiences, and her realization that everyone...
    • Athletes Backed by Blacks

    • 1969-10-10
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This October 10, 1969 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reports on a demonstration by African American students regarding grooming policies for athletes. While the school's policy mandated short hair on...
    • Hair Trimmed by Athletes for Unity

    • 1969-10-17
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This October 17, 1969 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reports on the outcome of the school's grooming policies for athletes as it related to African American athletes. While the policy mandated short...
    • George Simkins: a lifetime struggling for civil rights

    • 1990-02-04
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This circa February 4, 1990, article from the Greensboro News & Record, profiles George Simkins, former president of the Greensboro chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). In a first-person narrative,...
    • Study cites links between Greensboro police, Klan

    • 1981-10-03
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This October 3, 1981 article by Mary Thornton of The Washington Post reports of the findings of a study by the Institute for Southern Studies that there was an alliance between law enforcement officers and the defendants in the murder case...
    • [Memo to the faculty of WCUNC about the Greensboro sit-ins]

    • 1960-03-16
    • UA2.6 Gordon Williams Blackwell Records
    • This memorandum from Chancellor Gordon William Blackwell dated March 16, 1960, addresses the publicity given to Blackwell's remarks to the student body following the sit-ins. Blackwell states that his comments, which were critical of the sit-ins,...
    • What happened at the Black Power forum

    • 1967-11-12
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • This November 12, 1967, letter to the editor of the Greensboro Daily News by A. Sylvia Eidam is critical of press coverage of the controversial Black Power Forum held November 1-3, 1967, at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). 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...
    • [Communist Workers Party press release]

    • 1980-02-04
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This February 4, 1980 press release, issued by the Communist Workers Party USA, describes a February 2, 1980, demonstration held in Greensboro. The demonstration, which coincided with the twentieth anniversary of the 1960 Greensboro lunch counter...
    • Dick Gregory

    • 1970-10-09
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This October 9, 1970 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reports on a talk by black comedian and activist, Dick Gregory, who recently visited the campus. Gregory's talk focused on the critical state of...
    • General correspondence October - December 1899 [Charles Duncan McIver Records]

    • 1899
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • Several documents written to Charles D. McIver concern the typhoid outbreak in the fall of 1899. A few editorials and other printed documents concern the outbreak. There are reports of the outbreak from Dr. Anna M. Gove, Dr. A.C. Abbott of the...
    • Oral history interview with Dr. Timothy Johnston, 2016 [full audio recording]

    • 2016-12-08
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Dr. Timothy Johnston graduated from the University of Edinburgh with a BA in Ecological Science Honors in 1970, received his masters from the University of Wisconsin in Zoology in 1974, then his doctorate from the University of Connecticut in...
    • Oral history interview with Dr. Spoma Jovanovic, 2017 [full audio recording]

    • 2017-08-27
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Dr. Spoma Jovanovic was born in Detroit, Michigan. She received her BA from the University of California, Los Angeles, and her MA and Ph.D. from the University of Denver. She is high involved in service, mostly in the Greensboro area - from NCA’s...

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