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    • Whites: "I Wasn't Prejudiced Before"

    • 1974-04-14
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In response to a March 8, 1974 racial disturbance at recently-integrated Grimsley High School in Greensboro, this unidentified Greensboro News & Record reporter interviewed white students for their perspectives on race relations at the school. The...
    • 4 Lonely Blacks Woke A Nation: Decade Of Protest Began Here

    • 1970-01-30
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this January 30, 1970 Greensboro Record article, Jo Spivey recalls the February 1, 1960 sit-in at the Greensboro Woolworth store, orchestrated by North Carolina A&T State University students David Richmond, Joseph McNeil, Franklin McCain, and...
    • South's Blacks' 1st Battle Was Here

    • 1970-02-07
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This brief article, published February 7, 1970, discusses the February 1, 1960 sit-in at the Greensboro Woolworth store, orchestrated by North Carolina A&T State University students David Richmond, Joseph McNeil, Franklin McCain, and Ezell Blair...
    • Greensboro Chamber Fights Racial Bias

    • 1970-02-07
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 7, 1970 Charlotte Observer article, Paul Clancy focuses on the role of the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce in improving race relations in the city. Chamber Vice President William Little says "the time has come to recognize that...
    • Blind Strike May Drag On

    • 1970
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this Greensboro Daily News article, W.K. Lee Jr. reports on a strike by employees at the Industries of the Blind in Greensboro. Lee notes that only two of the forty-three strikers are white, and says many black leaders feel "inaction on the...
    • Day the National Guard Swept A&T's Scott Hall

    • 1979-05-20
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this May 20, 1979 Greensboro Daily News article, David Newton recalls the National Guard raid on Scott Hall on the North Carolina A&T State University (A&T) campus during protests in 1969. Newton writes of the death of student Willie Grimes...
    • Wife says couple joined Klan group in ignorance

    • 1979-11-06
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 6, 1979, article by Jim Schlosser of the Greensboro Record, the wife of a defendant in the shooting of five members of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) at an anti-Klan rally in Greensboro on November 3, 1979, states that she and her...
    • Nephew's radical bent surprises Lincoln deputy

    • 1979-11-06
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 6, 1979 article, Jim Schlosser of the Greensboro Record interviews the uncle of Billy Joe Franklin, a suspect in the shooting of five members of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) at an anti-Klan rally in Greensboro on November 3,...
    • Greensboro Blacks Supported Sit-Ins

    • 1980-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this Greensboro Daily News article, staff writer Lindsey Gruson discusses the motivations behind, and effect of, the Greensboro Woolworth store sit-ins of 1960 that set off nonviolent protests across the U.S. Gruson writes that sit-in...
    • Oral History Interview with Jibreel Khazan by William Chafe

    • 1974-11-27
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of a November 27, 1974, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Jibreel Khazan primarily documents Khazan's participation in the 1960 sit-ins at Woolworth's in Greensboro, North Carolina.

      Khazan recalls his...
    • Wounded grateful to WACS for care, Sgt. Katopes says [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers
    • Newspaper article, subtitled "Syracusan Says Need for More Medical Aid Wacs Is Urgent," contains a photo of Catherine Katopes. A note handwritten on the bottom of the article reads,"Cathy, write to the Herald and tell them to throw this picture...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • [Statement by Benjamin L. Smith regarding Brown v. Board of Education]

    • 1955
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This one-page statement regarding the Brown v. Board of Education decision was drafted by Greensboro school superintendent Benjamin L. Smith around 1955. Smith says that the school desegregation process "calls for a degree of restraint on the part...
    • Spotlight to shine on sit-in participants

    • 1990-01-29
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This January 20, 1990 artcle by Jim Schlosser appeared in the January 29, 1990 Greensboro News & Record, and consists of an interview with David Richmond, one of the original four participants in the 1960 sit-ins at the Greensboro Woolworth store....

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