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    • Oral history interview with William H. Jackson by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-05-18
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • Captain Jackson recalls leading a special police force charged with maintaining peace during the 1963 demonstrations. He describes the various activities that occurred during that time and the measures he and his men took to keep order. Various...
    • Oral history interview with Marion Jones by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-10-14
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an October 14, 1979, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Marion Jones, Jones describes the formation of the local CORE chapter in Greensboro, recalling the members of the chapter, and the chain of events...
    • Oral history interview with Jo Anne Kilday, 2011

    • 2011-08-07
    • WV0520 Jo Anne Kilday Oral History
    • Description: Documents Jo Anne Kilday's early life growing up during World War II, her attendance of a six week United States Marine Corps training program, as well as the Armed Forces Staff College, and work with the uniform code of military...
    • Klan Activity Up Throughout South

    • 1979-11-04
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 4, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Brent Hackney reports on the rise of Ku Klux Klan (KKK) activity in the south in the face of the November 3, 1979, Death to the Klan rally, at which five members if the...
    • Hundreds Held in Bias Protest in N.Carolina

    • 1963-05-16
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This article reports on the mass demonstrations protesting segregation in Greensboro, NC on May 15, 1963. Included in the article is a description of the scene and the protest at the S&W Cafeteria as the largest in the area. Hundreds of students...
    • Mystery Man Got Parade Details In Advance, May Have Told Klan

    • 1979-11-07
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 7, 1979, article, David Newton of the Greensboro Daily News reports that a possible member of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) or Nazi party had obtained a copy of the parade permit, two days prior to the event, for a November 3 anti-Klan rally...
    • Sit-Ins' Silver Day: A look at the lessons 25 years later

    • 1985-01-18
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article was published in the biweekly North Carolina Independent in commemoration of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Greensboro sit-ins at Woolworth's. Written by Duke University historian, William Chafe, the article provide historical...
    • Museum unveils stools from sit-in

    • 1990-02-03
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This February 3, 1990, article from the Greensboro News & Record was written by Jim Schlosser on the occasion of the thirtieth anniversary of the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins. The article concerns the Greensboro Historical Museum exhibit opening...
    • 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...
    • Students at A&T Urged "to Keep on Marching"

    • 1980-02-04
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 4, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article, Mae Israel reports on the responses of students to the celebration commemorating the 1960 Greensboro Woolworth store sit-ins. Israel writes that many feel the events have triggered a renewed...
    • Social Activists Turn Up Heat

    • 1980-11
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this Greensboro Daily News article, Jack Scism and William March discusses the not guilty verdicts in the Klan/Nazis trial regarding the murders of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan march in Greensboro, on November 3,...
    • Two bucked customs before sit-ins

    • 1985-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 1, 1985 article published in Greensboro News & Record, staff writer Jim Schlosser reports on one of two downtown Greensboro businesses that were already integrated before the 1960 Woolworth lunch counter sit-ins. White entrepreneur...
    • Blind Strike May Drag On

    • 1970
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this Greensboro Daily News article, W.K. Lee Jr. reports on a strike by employees at the Industries of the Blind in Greensboro. Lee notes that only two of the forty-three strikers are white, and says many black leaders feel "inaction on the...
    • No One Voice Speaks for Black Greensboro

    • 1980-11-26
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this November 26, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article, Scott Shane reports on the existence of "two worlds" in Greensboro, one black and one white. Shane writes that many black citizens feel Greensboro continues to be run by a few large...
    • Greensboro Chamber Fights Racial Bias

    • 1970-02-07
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 7, 1970 Charlotte Observer article, Paul Clancy focuses on the role of the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce in improving race relations in the city. Chamber Vice President William Little says "the time has come to recognize that...
    • Negroes Evaluate Life at UNC-G

    • 1968-02-27
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This February 27, 1968, 1967, article from The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) discusses perceptions of black students on a predominantly white southern university campus. Seven students...
    • Lawmen tied to Klan in Communists' protest

    • 1981-10-02
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This October 2, 1981 article by Wendell L. Rawls Jr. of The New York Times discusses findings by the Institution for Southern Studies that there was an alliance between law enforcement officers and the defendants in the murder case regarding the...
    • Ex-Nazi: I Wouldn't Hide 'Em

    • 1982-06-24
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This June 24, 1982, article by Larry King of the Greensboro Daily News reports on testimony by former Nazi Roger L. Shannon before a federal grand jury investigating possible civil rights violations related to the murders of five Communist Workers...
    • [Report on Conference]

    • 1967-11-02
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • This is a handwritten report from an individual who may have been connected in some way with the campus police at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro concerning activities surrounding the November 1-3, 1967 Black Power Forum. It mentions...

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