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    • Review of Miles Wolff's book Lunch at the five And ten

    • 1980
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this 20-page document, Clarence "Curly" Harris, gives a detailed review of facts presented in Miles Wolff's 1970 book about the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins, Lunch at the 5 & 10. Harris, who was manager of the Greensboro Woolworth store at the time...
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to her father, 1945]

    • 1945-08-07
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Reeves wishes her dad a Happy Birthday, thanks him for looking after her finances, and is glad that he approves of Tom. She tells of the new canteen, a possible promotion, and her new watch. She also describes Tom's new living situation at an...
    • We were told most blacks did not want change

    • 1990-02
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This Greensboro News & Record article was written by Miles Wolff, Jr., author of Lunch at the Five and Ten (How It All Began), a 1970 book on the Greensboro sit-ins. The article features Wolff's personal perspective on the event as well as his...
    • Wysong & Miles Company

    • 1917
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Exterior view of the Wysong & Miles plant, located at Fulton Street at Southern Railway in Greensboro.
    • The Quaker, 1968

    • 1968
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1968 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, features candid shots of African American students in dorms, on organized and intramural sports teams, and as members of student organizations and clubs. Some of these students included Bo Whitaker...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • [Christmas postcard of USS Repose]

    • 1951
    • Misc. Coll.
    • A post card from a collection related to Alice Hixon, featuring an image of the USS Repose. It reads ""Merry Christmas"" on the front, is signed Howard Lee Jenssen HMI USNR B=2"" on the front. The back reads, ""Though within reach and sight, yet...
    • [A&T College Commencement. 1934]

    • 1934-05-27
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • A complete program from the 1934 Agricultural and Technical College (North Carolina A&T State University) commencement. The address was given by Richard B. Harrison and the Baccalaureate Sermon by Miles Mark Fisher.
    • [Peabody Park]

    • 1930
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • This photograph show a student seated on the bridge in Peabody Park taken sometime in the 1920s or 1930s.
    • [Peabody Park]

    • 1949
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • This 1949 photograph shows a student walking across the bridge in Peabody Park. A unidentified building is visible in the background. The photograph was taken by Martin's Studio, Greensboro, NC.
    • [Students in Peabody Park]

    • 1905
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • Photograph of students walking in Peabody Park during the Walking Period taken somewhere between 1900 and 1910.

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