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    • Young: Sit-Ins Saved The South From Bloodbath

    • 1980-01-31
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This Greensboro Daily News article by contributor Jaci Hughes, published January 31, 1980, recounts statements made by Andrew Young during a visit to Chapel Hill, North Carolina. At a press conference, Young stated that the nonviolent civil rights...
    • New book on the historic sit-ins

    • 1970-06-07
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this June 7, 1970 Greensboro Daily News article, William Snider reviews Miles Wolff Jr.'s book, Lunch At The 5 & 10, about the February 1960 sit-ins at the Greensboro Woolworth store. Snider commends Wolff for "catching both the feel of the...
    • 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...
    • Sit-ins and how they changed us

    • 1983-05-15
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this May 15, 1983 article, William D. Snider, former editor of the Greensboro Daily News and the Greensboro Record, reflects on his experiences as a member of the Greensboro news media during the time of the 1960 sit-ins at Woolworth's. Snider...
    • Racial separatism: the students' choice

    • 1984-03-25
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This March 25, 1984 investigative report, published in the Greensboro News & Record, measures the progress of integration on the campuses of predominantly white University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) and University of North Carolina at...
    • Unfinished business

    • 1980-10-14
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This October 14, 1980 Greensboro Daily News editorial discusses the community response almost one year after the violence at the Death to the Klan march on November 3, 1979, at which five Communist Workers Party members were killed. The author...
    • High noon shoot-out in Greensboro

    • 1979-11-11
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This November 11, 1979 Greensboro Daily News article culls reports from other newspapers on the murders of five Communist Workers Party (CWP) members at a Death to the Klan march in Greensboro, North Carolina, on November 3, 1979. An article from...
    • Woolworth serves up anniversary breakfast

    • 1980-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 1, 1980 Greensboro Record article, Jo Spivey reports on a breakfast served at the Woolworth store lunch counter on the twentieth anniversary of the sit-ins. Jibreel Khazan (Ezell Blair, Jr.), David Richmond, Joseph McNeil, and...
    • Few Realized Significance of Sit-in

    • 1980-01-27
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This Greensboro Daily News article, published January 27, 1980, recounts the events of February 1, 1960 when four North Carolina A&T College students staged a sit-in at the Greensboro Woolworth store lunch counter, setting off sit-ins across the...
    • 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,...
    • Blacks, whites eat lunch - Big deal

    • 1980-01-31
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This January 31, 1980 Greensboro Daily News editorial by Jim Schlosser claims that segregation at lunch counters seems absurd in hindsight. Schlosser writes that at the local Woolworth store—where four North Carolina A&T State University...
    • Protesters to return to Greensboro to mark start of civil rights sit-in

    • 1985-01-27
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this January 27, 1985 article published in The Raleigh News & Observer, staff writer Ann Green gives historical information about what happened during the Greensboro sit-ins at Woolworth's as well as how the Greensboro sit-ins served as a...
    • Woolworth Story

    • 1985-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • Greensboro News & Record editorial columnist Giles Lambertson wrote a series of columns in 1985 that drew the ire of Clarence Harris, who had worked as the manager of the Greensboro Woolworth store at the time of the 1960 sit-ins. The three...
    • 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...
    • Sit-Ins' Silver Anniversary

    • 1985-01-18
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • The biweekly North Carolina Independent conducted a series of interviews with Greensboro residents to mark the 25th anniversary of the Woolworth's sit-ins in Greensboro. Among the interviewees were two current University of North Carolina at...
    • Civil rights sloganeering

    • 1985-03-04
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • Washington Post columnist Edwin M. Yoder Jr. explores the effectiveness of civil rights laws and the struggle between those who wish to strive toward a literal colorblind society and those who wish to be conscious of and accommodating to those...
    • Sit-ins: Race relations are better, but problems still remain

    • 1985-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this extended article published in Greensboro News & Record, staff writers Jim Schlosser, Donald W. Patterson, and Kelly Mitchell-Clark interview several Greensboro residents about their perspectives on race relations. Topics tackled in this...
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • Remembering: 1 leader of sit-in visits site

    • 1985-02-02
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 2, 1985 article published in the Greensboro News & Record, staff writer Jim Schlosser reports on one of the original four sit-in participants, David Richmond's visit to the Greensboro Woolworth lunch counter that was the site of...

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