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    • 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...
    • Oral history interview with Pat Foote, 2006

    • 2006-08-08
    • WV0360 Evelyn Patricia Foote Papers
    • Primarily documents Brig. Gen. Evelyn "Pat" Foote's background; her service with the U.S. Army from 1960 to 1989; her involvement with organizations and committees related to veterans and women in the military in the 1990s; and her work as...
    • Oral History Interview with Richard O'Neal by Justin Payne

    • 2008-09-26
    • Oral History Collection [Brock Museum, Greensboro College]
    • This oral history interview was conducted with Richard O'Neal on September 26, 2008 by Greensboro College senior, Justin Payne. The interview focuses on O'Neal's involvement with the 1960 Greensboro Woolworth's lunch counter sit-ins.

      Mr....
    • Greensboro Blacks Supported Sit-Ins

    • 1980-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this Greensboro Daily News article, staff writer Lindsey Gruson discusses the motivations behind, and effect of, the Greensboro Woolworth store sit-ins of 1960 that set off nonviolent protests across the U.S. Gruson writes that sit-in...
    • Oral history interview with Mary Kathryn Hampton, 2005

    • 2005-11-21
    • WV0335 Mary Kathryn Hampton Papers
    • Primarily documents Mary Kay Hampton's youth; her service with the Army Nurse Corps during World War II, particularly her two years in Europe; and her life after the war.

      Hampton briefly discusses her childhood, including her father being...
    • Oral history Interview with Thelma Houpe Foster

    • 2009-01-16
    • WV0445 Thelma Foster Papers
    • Primarily documents Thelma Foster's early life during the Great Depression, service during World War II, and later life.

      Foster gives a detailed description of the ways in which her family coped with the Great Depression. She tells of making...
    • Oral history interview with Clara Adams-Ender, 2005

    • 2005-09-10
    • WV0332 Clara Adams-Ender Papers
    • Primarily documents Brig. Gen. Clara L. Adams-Ender's background; her service with the U.S. Army Nurse Corps from 1961 to 1993; and her marriage to Heinz Ender. Adams-Ender also comments on management and leadership issues related to the Army Nurse...
    • [Letter from Grimsley Hobbs to Kathryn Kelly]

    • 1970-03-23
    • MS416 Grimsley Hobbs Papers
    • In this March 23, 1970 letter Hobbs assures Mrs. Kelly, a parent of a student at Guilford, that the minimum grade of "C" requested by black students was refused by the college but explains that all academic decisions must be referred to the faculty...
    • [Letter from Burlington Mayor W.L. Beamon to Grimsley Hobbs]

    • 1970-03-19
    • MS416 Grimsley Hobbs Papers
    • In this letter to Guilford College President Grimsley Hobbs, Burlington mayor W.L. Beamon criticizes Guilford College's response to black students' demands in a recent campus protest. These demands include a minimum grade requirement of "C," a...
    • Oral History Interview with Edward H. Bryant Jr. by Justin Payne

    • 2008-12-04
    • Oral History Collection [Brock Museum, Greensboro College]
    • This oral history interview was conducted with Edward H. Bryant, Jr. on October 4, 2008 by Greensboro College senior, Justin Payne. The interview was conducted via telephone. The interview focuses on Bryant's involvement with the 1960 Greensboro...
    • What Is Neo-Black Society?

    • 1968-10-18
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This October 18, 1968, article from The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) introduces the Neo-Black Society (NBS), a new student organization on the UNCG campus. The article, possibly written...
    • Personal essay: Why cause trouble

    • 1973-03-05
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This personal essay by Doug Harris, published in the May 5, 1973, issue of The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), is an explanation the writer's actions relating to challenges made against...
    • [Letter from Nelson Johnson to editor]

    • 1981-07-29
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This letter to the editor was drafted by Greensboro citizen and Communist Worker Party member Nelson Johnson just before he was arrested in July, 1981. In this letter Johnson explains his status as a political prisoner and describes his beliefs...
    • November 3rd: Perspectives on a Federal Investigation

    • 1981-10
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • An announcement about a public talk to be held on October 27, 1981, on the federal investigation into the murders of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan march, on November 3, 1979. The talk featured speakers including...
    • [Letter from Chancellor Singletary to Sherry Mullins]

    • 1963-04-02
    • UA2.7 Otis Arnold Singletary Records, 1961-1966
    • In this letter to Secretary of Student Legislature Sherry Mullis, Chancellor Otis Singletary of Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WCUNC) informs the Student Legislature of four specific items of concern. The fourth item is a...
    • 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...
    • Statement to principals and supervisors

    • 1957-08-23
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This August 23, 1957 policy statement was prepared by Superintendent Benjamin L. Smith for distribution to principals and supervisors in the Greensboro City School System. Smith clarifies the role of the superintendent in relation to the school...
    • Oral History Interview with Lewis Brandon III by William Chafe

    • 1978-07
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This July 1978 interview conducted by William Chafe with Lewis Brandon III primarily documents Brandon's involvement in, and the activities of organizations including GUTS (Greensboro United Tutorial Service), YES (Youth Educational Service), OEO...

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