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    • Oral history interview with Eugenia Seaman Marks, 2007 [text/print transcript]

    • 2007-06-17
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Eugenia Seaman Marks (1940 - ) was a student at the Woman's College, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, from 1958 to 1961. She participated in the Greensboro Sit-ins in February 1960. Marks discusses campus life while she was a...
    • Oral history interview with Franklin and Jennie Parker by William Link

    • 1987-03-26
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a March 26, 1987, interview conducted by William Link with Franklin and Jennie Parker, the Parkers recall anecdotes of their lives that trace the path of desegregation. They discuss politics in Greensboro, how they were...
    • Oral history interview with Edwina White Thompson, 2015 [text/print transcript]

    • 2015-07-16
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Edwina White Thompson (1951-) was born in Greensboro, North Carolina. Thompson attended UNCG from 1969-1973 and majored in sociology. Afterwards she worked in North Carolina in a variety of social welfare positions. She also served as First Lady of...
    • Oral history interview with Irma Jean Brooks, 2006

    • 2006-04-19
    • WV0347 Irma Jean Brooks Papers
    • Primarily documents Irma Jean Brooks's twenty-year career in the U.S. Navy in personnel and administration.

      Brooks talks briefly about her youth and education, including her father's work at the Hanford Engineer Works in Washington during...
    • Oral History Interview with Deborah Elizabeth Branson

    • 2016-07-08
    • WV0617 Deborah Elizabeth Branson Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Deborah Elizabeth Branson, and her service with the United States Navy.

      Branson recalls her disappointment upon learning women were not allowed aboard ships, the pressure she felt as a woman, knowing her...
    • 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....
    • [Black and white handshake tags]

    • 1963
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • These small paper tags depict a white person and a black person shaking hands in an effort to promote integration. These belonged to Beth Taylor, a Guilford College student who participated in the May, 1963 sit-in demonstration against segregation...
    • 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...
    • A resolution on segregation

    • 1963
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This pamphlet, sponsored by the American Council of Christian Churches (ACCC) based in New York, NY, put forth the resolution reached during the ACCC's 16th Spring Convention which addressed the issue of racial segregation within the Christian...
    • Four still bound by friendship, belief in civil rights

    • 1985-01-27
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article, published in the Greensboro News & Record, describes a reunion of the four North Carolina A&T State University students who participated in the 1960 sit-ins at a Woolworth lunch counter in Greensboro. Twenty-five years after sit-ins,...
    • Professor to testify about civil rights

    • 1981-10-26
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This October 26, 1981 article by Martha Woodall of The Greensboro Record reports that Duke University Law Professor William Van Alstyne would be testifying before a congressional subcommittee about his research on civil rights and its relation to...
    • [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,...
    • [Gordon Williams Blackwell]

    • 1960
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • This is a photographic portrait of Gordon Williams Blackwell, chancellor of Woman�s College of the University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro)from 1957-1960. Blackwell led the university at the time of the...
    • [Timeline of events related to the Greensboro sit-ins]

    • 1960-02-10
    • UA2.6 Gordon Williams Blackwell Records
    • This document, dated February 10, 1960, is a chronological listing of events surrounding the Greensboro sit-ins, which began February 1, 1960, including the response of Woman's College and Chancellor Gordon William Blackwell. The timeline documents...
    • Negroes Set Mass Strike at College

    • 1960-03-03
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 3, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Record. Originally appeared on page D-12. The article reports a strike planned by students at Alabama State College after the expulsion of nine student who participated in anti-segregation...
    • Negro Students Plan Protest at College

    • 1960-03-05
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 5, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-2. The article reports that nearly 900 students participated in a demonstration on Alabama State College's campus. Other news includes the arrest of...
    • [Bill McClain]

    • 1975
    • Greensboro College Yearbook Collection (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This photograph of senior photograph of William "Bill" McClain appeared in Greensboro College's 1975 yearbook, The Echo. Bill McClain helped found the school's United Afro-American Society (UAAS), played and coached Greensboro College basketball,...

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