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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 Pat Patterson by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-07-17
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a July 17, 1979, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Pat Patterson, Patterson describes how the first sit-ins occurred, events that led up to the formation of the Greensboro CORE chapter, and the key players...
    • Oral history interview with Elizabeth Wheaton by William Link

    • 1988-03-24
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a March 24, 1988, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Elizabeth Wheaton, Ms. Wheaton discusses the November 3, 1979 shootout between the Ku Klux Klan and the Communist Workers Party, including her analysis of...
    • Oral history interview with Craig Dozier, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-10-20
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Craig Dozier (1920- ) was a faculty member in the Department of Geography from 1960-1985 at Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, which became The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). He also served as department...
    • Oral history interview with William McRae, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-12-17
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Dr. William K. McRae (1938-2001) served as director of the Gove Student Health Center and clinical professor of the School of Nursing at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) from 1970 until his retirement in 1991. In 1987, he...
    • Civil Rights Provoke Filibuster

    • 1960-03-14
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This March 14, 1960 article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian describes a filibuster that occurred in US Congress on February 29, 1960, when the issue of protecting black voting rights came before it.
    • Oral history interview with Larry Moore, 2010

    • 2010-01-22
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Larry Moore was born in Wilson, North Carolina, in 1948. He discusses the difficulties of integration, the political climate after Brown v. Board of Education, and the effect of Jim Crow laws in the South. Moore enrolled in the Naval Academy and...
    • [Faculty Minutes]

    • 1954-10-11
    • Guilford College Faculty Minutes
    • This minute from an October 11, 1954 Guilford College faculty Meeting describes a study undertaken by faculty member Gordon Lovejoy concerning integration of 94 campuses around the country. The report found that no unfortunate incidents had...
    • Black Student Finds Demands Necessary

    • 1969-03-28
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This March 28, 1969 article in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reports on recent events at Duke University regarding a protest by the hundred black students at the university in an effort to force decisions on their demands...
    • Three days later

    • 1979-11-06
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 6, 1979, editorial from the Greensboro Record discusses the shootings of five members of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) at a Death to the Klan rally in Greensboro on November 3, 1979. The editorial criticizes Nelson Johnson and the...
    • [Letter from Clarence Harris to Tom Osborne]

    • 1983-08-10
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This August 10, 1983 handwritten letter from Clarence "Curly" Harris to Greensboro City Manager Tom Osborne, introduces Osborne to Harris' perspectives on the Greensboro Woolworth sit-ins and the demise of the downtown retail trade from Harris'...
    • Anger, Shock, Hopelessness, Fear Expressed; Some Distrust Justice

    • 1980-11-19
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This November 19, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article reports on the community reaction to the not guilty verdict in the Klan/Nazis trial regarding the murders of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan march in Greensboro,...
    • Remembering sit-ins

    • 1985-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This February 1, 1985 Greensboro News & Record editorial views the Woolworth sit-ins in retrospect and urges readers not to be "smug" when commemorating the twenty-fifth anniversary of the sit-ins, as America still had not achieved a color-blind...
    • 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...
    • A&T quartet re-enacts sit-ins at Woolworth's

    • 1990-02-02
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by Jim Schlosser appeared in the February 2, 1990 Greensboro News & Record, and discusses a memorial celebration and reenactment held on February 1, 1990, the thirtieth anniversary of the Greensboro sit-ins. All four original...
    • Day the National Guard Swept A&T's Scott Hall

    • 1979-05-20
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this May 20, 1979 Greensboro Daily News article, David Newton recalls the National Guard raid on Scott Hall on the North Carolina A&T State University (A&T) campus during protests in 1969. Newton writes of the death of student Willie Grimes...
    • 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...
    • Pictures of 5 slain shown before killings

    • 1982-07-08
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This July 8, 1982, article by Alex Charns of The [Burlington] Times-News reports that Daisy Crawford, a union organizer at Cannon Mills, was interviewed by the FBI about her knowledge of five leaders in the Communist Workers Party (CWP) a week...
    • Woman says FBI tracker CWP activist before death

    • 1982-07-09
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This July 9, 1982, article by Bruce Siceloff of The [Raleigh] News and Observer reports that Daisy Crawford, a union organizer at Cannon Mills, was interviewed by the FBI about her knowledge of five leaders in the Communist Workers Party (CWP) a...
    • [Memo to the faculty of WCUNC about the Greensboro sit-ins]

    • 1960-03-16
    • UA2.6 Gordon Williams Blackwell Records
    • This memorandum from Chancellor Gordon William Blackwell dated March 16, 1960, addresses the publicity given to Blackwell's remarks to the student body following the sit-ins. Blackwell states that his comments, which were critical of the sit-ins,...

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