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    • [Account of participation in the sit-ins]

    • 1963-05
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This personal account by Guilford College student Beth Taylor describes her participation in the sit-ins in Greensboro during 1963 offers background information about the movement and why she felt it was important to get involved. The account also...
    • Innovative strategies: Preventing neighborhood displacement

    • 2018
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Gentrification and urban revitalization efforts can result in negative impacts to existing communities and neighborhood identities, particularly African-American historic districts, if steps are not taken to ensure housing prices remain affordable...
    • [Letter of support from Lawrence Miller, Jr. to Beth Taylor]

    • 1963-05-17
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This letter from General Secretary of the Doylestown Meeting, Lawrence Miller, Jr. expressed his support and congratulations to Guilford College student Beth Taylor for her participation in the recent demonstrations in Greensboro protesting...
    • Infiltration in our churches

    • 1963
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This illustrated pamphlet titled, "Infiltration in Our Churches" offers a commentary on racial integration through cartoon drawings. This item belonged to Beth Taylor, a Guilford College student who participated in the May, 1963 sit-in...
    • [Letter from Grimsley Hobbs to Wesley C Siler Jr.]

    • 1970-03-20
    • MS416 Grimsley Hobbs Papers
    • March 20, 1970 Hobbs' response to Siler who had threatened to cancel a provision in his will for one fourth of his assets to go to Guilford College after his death. Hobbs asserts that Siler had misinterpreted an article in the Greensboro News and...
    • Swing defends police

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 5, 1979, article by Martha Woodall of the Greensboro Record reports on Greensboro Police Chief W.E. Swing's defense of his department's actions related to the shooting of five members of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) at a Death...
    • 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...
    • [Letter from Warren Ashby to Benjamin L. Smith]

    • 1956-08-28
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This August 28, 1956 letter from Warren Ashby to Greensboro school superintendent, Benjamin L. Smith, commends Smith for his support of school desegregation, and offers support in any way needed.
    • Jesse Jackson: The condition of Black America

    • 1984-02-06
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • North Carolina A&T State University alumnus Jesse Jackson, then the director of Operation PUSH and a N.C. A&T trustee, offers a question & answer interview to the Greensboro Daily News and discusses contemporary race relations and, in particular,...
    • But If You March...

    • 1979-11-08
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This November 8, 1979 editorial in The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) offers recommendations for students who may be planning to attend a funeral march commemorating individuals killed at...
    • [Meeting invitation]

    • 1982-07
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This is an invitation sent to prospective attendees of an evening meeting of the Concerned Citizens of the November 3rd Incident. The invitation offers an overview of activities subsequent to the November 17, 1980 not guilty verdict in the murder...
    • Instructor relates Blacks and Whites

    • 1973-03-28
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this March 28, 1973 article from The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), Neo Black Society faculty advisor Marie Darr offers her comments on the controversy surrounding the organization....
    • [Letter from Lurlene Barnhardt to UNCG Chancellor Ferguson]

    • 1970-06
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • This letter from Lurlene Barnhardt to UNCG Chancellor James S. Ferguson offers some background reading in race relations. At the request of the Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church, Barnhardt and Ferguson served on a...
    • [Letter from Communist Workers Party]

    • 1979-12-23
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This December 23, 1979 mimeographed letter from the Communist Workers Party (CWP) to its supporters and contacts discusses the November 3, 1979 Death to the Klan march where five protestors were killed, and its after effects, including job firings...
    • Shootout Aftermath: Search For Reasons

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 5, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Jack Scism reports that two additional Ku Klux Klan (KKK) or Nazi party members had been arrested in connection with the November 3, 1979, shootings in Greensboro in...
    • Recognition Day -- Miscellaneous 2 [McDaniel Lewis papers]

    • 1946
    • Mss. Coll. 41 McDaniel Lewis Papers
    • The material in this folder provides general information about the organization of Recognition Day and offers a behind-the-scenes view of event requirements. Greensboro Mayor C. M. Vanstory, Jr.’s proclamation of the event is included. A script...

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