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    • 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...
    • Civil rights charges eyed in shootout

    • 1980-12-13
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This uncredited December 13, 1980, article from the Greensboro Daily Newsreports that U.S. Attorney H.M. Michaux is considering civil rights charges against ten Klansmen and Nazis accused of killing five Communist Workers Party members at the Death...
    • Oral history interview with Ann Dearsley-Vernon, 2010 [text/print transcript]

    • 2010-04-14
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Ann Dearsley-Vernon (1938-2015) graduated from Woman's College (WC), now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1960. She is most known for her participation in the Greensboro Sit-ins in February 1960. Dearsley-Vernon continues an...
    • Remembering: 1 leader of sit-in visits site

    • 1985-02-02
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 2, 1985 article published in the Greensboro News & Record, staff writer Jim Schlosser reports on one of the original four sit-in participants, David Richmond's visit to the Greensboro Woolworth lunch counter that was the site of...
    • State marker for '60 sit-in on commission's agenda

    • 1979-11-15
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this November 15, 1979 Greensboro Record article, Jo Spivey reports on efforts to obtain a North Carolina historical marker at the site of the 1960 Woolworth store sit-ins in Greensboro. Spivey writes that there had been earlier fears that there...
    • Elam Discusses Racism

    • 1969-10-24
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This October 24, 1969 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reports on a campus leadership seminar featuring Greensboro mayor Jack Elam, who spoke frankly on various aspects of race relations in Greensboro...
    • Leader Says Leftist Group Very New, Spinoff of WVO

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 5, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Greg Lewis reports on the genesis of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) following the November 3, 1979, shootings in Greensboro in which five members of the party were...
    • Violence Not New to Leader of Rally

    • 1979-11-04
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 4, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Steve Berry profiles Communist Workers Party (CWP) leader Nelson Johnson follwing the November 3, 1979, Death to the Klan rally, at which five members if the CWP were...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Legacy of Brown

    • 1984-05-16
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This May 16, 1984 editorial published in the Greensboro News & Record explores the legacy of the 1954 Brown v. Topeka Board of Education U.S. Supreme Court ruling that declared de jure school segregation unconstitutional and overturned earlier...
    • Resolution concerning food service contract for 1969-19--

    • 1969-05-13
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • This is a resolution passed by the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) Student Government Association concerning the university's food service contract. The resolution urges university administration to consider other vendors in light...
    • Education in action

    • 1967-11-07
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • These two editorials, published in the November 7, 1967, Greensboro Daily News, discuss the controversial Black Power Forum held November 1-3, 1967, at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). One is a reprint of an editorial...
    • [Letter of response to William Friday from John W. Davis]

    • 1967-11-09
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • This photocopied letter is the response of Greensboro accountant John W. Davis to William Friday, president of the University of North Carolina. Friday had requested that Davis meet with him and with Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson of the...
    • A Theater of Demonstrations: Greensboro, North Carolina (Understanding Drama)

    • 1980
    • MSS084 Robert W. Watson Papers, 1948-1980
    • Twenty-eight page draft of an essay written for Harper's magazine, regarding the murder of five Worker's Viewpoint Organization members at the Death to the Klan rally, in Greensboro, North Carolina, on November 3, 1979, and the mass civil rights...
    • [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,...
    • Landis: The Klan Tries to Rebuild its Shattered Image

    • 1979-09
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This flyer, produced by the Workers Viewpoint Organization (later known as the Communist Workers Party), promotes an Anti-Klan Conference to be held November 3, 1979, in Greensboro, NC, and references an earlier altercation between Workers...
    • Oral history interview with Jo Spivey by Jim Schlosser

    • 2001-12-14
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a December 14, 2001, oral history interview conducted by Jim Schlosser with Jo Spivey, Spivey recalls her coverage of civil rights activities in Greensboro for the Greensboro Record and her opinion on changes in local race...
    • [Memories of Brightwood Elementary School]

    • 1961-1962
    • CC014 Gilley-Liles Family Collection [Personal Collection]
    • This school yearbooklet from Brightwood Elementary School in Greensboro includes photos of school life during the year, with images of the principal (Stanley J. Protas), faculty and staff. Sections for each class give the teacher's last name, and...

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