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    • Oral History Interview with John Foster by William Chafe

    • 1973-02-19
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This February 19, 1973, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with John Foster primarily documents Foster's recollections of school desegregation when he served as chairman of the Greensboro Board of Education, particularly the decision...
    • Oral history interview with Hobart Jarrett by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1980
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an oral history interview conducted circa 1980 by Eugene Pfaff with Hobart Jarrett, Jarrett primarily describes the efforts to desegregate the Woolworth's lunch counter and Meyer's Tea Room in Greensboro in the early 1960s. He...
    • Oral history interview with Owen Lewis by William Link

    • 1988-12-05
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a December 5, 1988, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Owen Lewis, Lewis provides insights into the pressures on Greensboro to desegregate the schools and the actions of superintendents and boards to design...
    • Oral history interview with Karen Lynn Parker, 2012 [text/print transcript]

    • 2012-12-09
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Karen Lynn Parker (1943- ) attended Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina, from 1961 to 1963. She transferred to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1963 where she majored in...
    • [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...
    • [Letter from Helen Ashby to Benjamin L. Smith]

    • 1957-09-23
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This September 23, 1957 letter from Helen Ashby, on behalf of the Greensboro YWCA board of directors, to Greensboro public school superintendent Benjamin L. Smith, commends Smith and the Greensboro School Board for their decision to desegregate...
    • New book on the historic sit-ins

    • 1970-06-07
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this June 7, 1970 Greensboro Daily News article, William Snider reviews Miles Wolff Jr.'s book, Lunch At The 5 & 10, about the February 1960 sit-ins at the Greensboro Woolworth store. Snider commends Wolff for "catching both the feel of the...
    • 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...
    • Television Gave Impetus to Movement

    • 1980-01-27
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This January 27, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article was published on the eve of the twentieth anniversary of the 1960 sit-ins at the Greensboro Woolworth lunch counter. The article chronicles numerous civil rights struggles in Greensboro in the...
    • New book on the historic sit-ins

    • 1970-06-07
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this June 7, 1970 Greensboro Daily News article, William Snider reviews Miles Wolff Jr.'s book, Lunch At The 5 & 10, about the February 1960 sit-ins at the Greensboro Woolworth store. Snider commends Wolff for "catching both the feel of the...
    • 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...
    • Racial Barriers Fall

    • 1971-05-29
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this May 29, 1971 Greensboro Daily News article, Joe Knox chronicles the efforts to desegregate Greensboro businesses starting with sit-ins at the Greensboro Woolworth lunch counter by four North Carolina A&T State University (A&T) students in...
    • [Information sheet about student arrests]

    • 1963-05-19
    • UA42.1 Vice Chancellor for Division of Student Affairs Records
    • This May 1963 information sheet describes the poor conditions under which students arrested for trying to desegregate local theaters and restaurants, were being kept. The students were primarily from North Carolina A&T State University and Bennett...
    • Conference with Mr. Eugene Street

    • 1963-03-25
    • UA2.7 Otis Arnold Singletary Records, 1961-1966
    • These notes describe a March 14, 1963 meeting between Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WCUNC) Chancellor Otis Singletary, dean of students Katherine Taylor, and the student government president with local business owner Mr....
    • [Letter from Richard G. Apple to Chancellor Singletary]

    • 1963-03-28
    • UA2.7 Otis Arnold Singletary Records, 1961-1966
    • In this March 28, 1963 letter to Chancellor Otis Singletary of the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WCUNC), Richard G. Apple informs the chancellor of his decision not to his decision not to desegregate his restaurant, located...
    • 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...

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