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    • Oral History Interview with Nelson Johnson by William Chafe

    • 1979-01
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This oral history interview conducted by William Chafe circa January, 1979, with Nelson Johnson primarily documents Johnson's opinions on the education system, the 1969 A&T/Dudley protest and the change in activist movements since the sixties....
    • Action Provoked In Local Strike

    • 1960-02-12
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This February 12, 1960, article from The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The Woman's College of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (WCUNC) gives an account of the Greensboro lunch counter sit-ins that began on February 1, 1960 at...
    • Aid Given Negroes' Protest

    • 1960-02-05
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 5, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page B-1. It reports on developments on the sit-in protest at the Woolworth lunch counter. A few students from Dudley High School and Woman's College UNC...
    • N.C. Stores Close Down Counter

    • 1960-02-10
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 10, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-1. This article reports that the representatives from Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) organization of New York advised student protesters from...
    • Newsletter, vol. 1, no. 2, Legal Alliance for Greensboro Justice

    • 1980
    • UA.29.02.0130 Sydney Nathans Papers
    • This undated newsletter, published by the Greensboro Justice Fund in late 1980, discusses recent developments in the trial of Nazis and Ku Klux Klan (KKK) members accused of shooting five Communist Workers Party (CWP) members on November 3, 1979 at...
    • Rebuild the Movement for Black Power!

    • 1980
    • UA.29.02.0130 Sydney Nathans Papers
    • This flyer, created by Concerned Citizens Against the Klan of Greensboro, urges a return to the Black Power movement of the 1960s, stating that the movement stalled in the 1970s as black leaders were "bought off, killed off, or jailed and the...
    • [Letter from Grimsley Hobbs to Robert Frazier]

    • 1969-05-08
    • MS528 Robert Frazier Papers
    • In this May 8, 1969 letter to Board of Trustee member Robert Frazier, Guilford College President Grimsley Hobbs addresses the subject of campus unrest across the country and how it relates to Guilford College. Hobbs commends the leadership of...
    • [Letter from N.C. English to Robert Frazier]

    • 1963-08-23
    • MS528 Robert Frazier Papers
    • In this August 23, 1963 letter to Guilford College Trustee Robert Frazier, N.C. English expresses concern over "screwball" conferences for young people being held at Guilford College. English takes exception to the conferences, claiming they are...
    • Oral History Interview with Edward H. Bryant Jr. by Justin Payne

    • 2008-12-04
    • Oral History Collection [Brock Museum, Greensboro College]
    • This oral history interview was conducted with Edward H. Bryant, Jr. on October 4, 2008 by Greensboro College senior, Justin Payne. The interview was conducted via telephone. The interview focuses on Bryant's involvement with the 1960 Greensboro...
    • [Fundraising letter from the Greensboro Justice Fund]

    • 1981-02-26
    • UA.29.02.0130 Sydney Nathans Papers
    • In this fundraising letter dated February 26, 1981, Dr. Marty Nathan, co-executive director of the Greensboro Justice Fund, seeks financial support for the civil rights suit against the Ku Klux Klan, the city of Greensboro, and the federal...
    • [Letter from Clarence Harris to David DuBuisson]

    • 1994-05-23
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This February 12, 1991 letter from Clarence "Curly" Harris to Greensboro News & Record editor David DuBuisson, questions details about the 1960 sit-ins presented in a February 10, 1991 editorial entitled "The descent into 'multiculturalism.'' ...
    • [Letter from Clarence Harris to David DuBuisson]

    • 1991-02-12
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This February 12, 1991 letter from Clarence "Curly" Harris to Greensboro News & Record editor David DuBuisson, questions details about the 1960 sit-ins presented in a February 10, 1991 editorial entitled "The descent into 'multiculturalism.'' ...
    • 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...
    • Spark remains and Recalling the sit-ins

    • 1980-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • These two 1980 Greensboro Daily News editorials were published around the time of the twentieth anniversary of the Greensboro Woolworth lunch counter sit-ins.

      The January 23, 1980 editorial, "Recalling the sit-ins," outlines events planned...
    • 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...
    • Film sparks protest at UNC-G

    • 1980-11-13
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • This November 13, 1980, article by Lindsey Gruson of the Greensboro Daily News, reports on the controversy surrounding a screening of the movie "The Birth of a Nation" as part of a history class at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro...
    • Federal prosecution in the case of the Greensboro massacre

    • 1981-06-26
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This June 26, 1981 report produced by the Greensboro Justice Fund seeks to clarify several aspects of the pending legal cases surrounding the November 3, 1979 Death to the Klan march at which five protesters were killed. The report takes a close...
    • Thoughts recorded Sunday, March 30, 1969

    • 1969-03-30
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • This three-page document contains University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) Chancellor James Sharbrough Freguson's personal thoughts on certain aspects and events related to the UNCG food service workers' strike of March 27 - April 2, 1969....

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