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    • Oral history interview with Gordon W. Blackwell, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-11-12
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Gordon W. Blackwell (1911-2004) served as chancellor of the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina from 1957-1960. Blackwell describes the building of the faculty of the department of sociology at The University of North Carolina at...
    • [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...
    • [Letter of support from Helen Atkinson to Beth Taylor]

    • 1963-05-19
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This letter from Helen Atkinson, of the Doylestown, PA Quaker Meeting was written to Beth Taylor to express her support of Taylor's participation in the recent sit-in demonstrations protesting segregation at the S&W Cafeteria in Greensboro. Taylor,...
    • 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...
    • Hundreds Held in Bias Protest in N.Carolina

    • 1963-05-16
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This article reports on the mass demonstrations protesting segregation in Greensboro, NC on May 15, 1963. Included in the article is a description of the scene and the protest at the S&W Cafeteria as the largest in the area. Hundreds of students...
    • [Photograph of F. W. Woolworth Company store, Greensboro, NC]

    • 1959-08-26
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • This black and white photograph depicts the F. W. Woolworth Company building in Greensboro, NC six months before the lunch counter sit-ins protesting busuness segregation. The view is looking north on South Elm Street. The photograph was taken on...
    • [Photograph of F. W. Woolworth Company store, Greensboro, NC]

    • 1964
    • Photograph Collection (Greensboro History Museum)
    • This black and white photograph depicts the Greensboro F.W. Woolworth Company store, which was the site of the 1960 sit-ins protesting business segregation. The photograph, looking south down Elm Street, shows the front of the store on the right...
    • [F.W. Woolworth Co. building in Greensboro, North Carolina]

    • 1980
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This color photograph depicts the Greensboro F.W. Woolworth Company store, which was the site of the 1960 sit-ins protesting business segregation. The photograph shows the full front facade of the store on Elm Street, as well as a portion of the...
    • [Telephone call notes regarding student protests]

    • 1963-05-16
    • UA42.1 Vice Chancellor for Division of Student Affairs Records
    • These May 16, 1963 handwritten notes refer to a phone call apparently received by Woman's College of the University of North Carolina Dean of Students Katherine Taylor from a local resident protesting student involvement in organized racial...
    • UNC-G Student Sit-In Continues Peacefully: 100 Take Part

    • 1973-03-28
    • UA51.21 Neo-Black Society Records, 1969-2013
    • This is a photocopy of an article that was published most likely in a Greensboro newspaper on March 28, 1973, which reports on a UNCG student sit-in protesting the Student Government Association decision to reclassify the Neo-Black Society student...
    • Leadership at the Five and Ten

    • 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 A-6. The article comments on the sit-in protests at Woolworth and suggests that peaceful mediation between the involved parties should be employed...
    • Time and Trouble

    • 1960-02-06
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 6, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Record. Originally appeared on page A-4. This article is an editorial piece about expense of the sit-in protests in terms of time and law enforcement being placed in the Woolworth store. It...
    • Negro Protest Moves Spread to New Areas

    • 1960-03-05
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 5, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Record. Originally appeared on page A-1. The article reports the arrest of demonstrators in Columbia, SC. Other news includes demonstrations starting in Miami, FL and Houston, TX. Students...
    • [Notes on interview with Dr. George and Anna Simkins by William H. Chafe]

    • 1972-07-19
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This is a four-page, typed set of notes by William Chafe on a July 19, 1972, interview with Dr. George and Anna Simkin. Shorthand is used throughout, including "GB" for "Greensboro." Chafe notes that the Simkins discussed their childhoods and...
    • Oral History Interview with Cecil Bishop by William Chafe

    • 1977
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This oral history interview circa 1977 conducted by William Chafe with Cecil Bishop primarily documents Bishop's recollections of the 1963 protests in Greensboro, including his ministerial colleagues and allies in Greensboro; the silent march...
    • Oral History Interview with George Breathett by William Chafe

    • 1975
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This oral history interview conducted by William Chafe circa 1975 with George Breathett primarily documents Breathett's recollections of Bennett College during the 1950s and 1960s, particularly the role of its students and faculty in the 1960...
    • Oral History Interview with Jim Price by Scott Ellsworth

    • 1977-05-25
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of a May 25, 1977, oral history interview conducted by Scott Ellsworth with Jim Price primarily documents Price's involvement in community activism and anti-Vietnam War protests in Greensboro, North Carolina, during the 1960s. Price...
    • Photos of Campus Reaction to Trial

    • 1980-11-25
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This November 25, 1980 photo essay published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, documents student and faculty protesting the verdict of the trial of five Klansmen charged with the shooting deaths of five protestant at the...
    • Pine needles [1968]

    • 1968
    • University Yearbooks (UNCG University Archives)
    • The 1968 yearbook contains an article on activism that was reprinted from the New York Times entitled “In the U.S. Demands” by Steven V. Roberts. It also contains a description of a Black Movement Forum, a series of lectures and discussions...

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