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    • Oral history interview with Elizabeth Wheaton by William Link

    • 1988-03-24
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a March 24, 1988, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Elizabeth Wheaton, Ms. Wheaton discusses the November 3, 1979 shootout between the Ku Klux Klan and the Communist Workers Party, including her analysis of...
    • Social Activists Turn Up Heat

    • 1980-11
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this Greensboro Daily News article, Jack Scism and William March discusses the not guilty verdicts in the Klan/Nazis trial regarding the murders of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan march in Greensboro, on November 3,...
    • Oral history interview with Nicolle M. Brossard, 2012-2014

    • 2012-05-29;2014-03-16
    • WV0535 Nicolle M. Brossard Collection, 2000-2014
    • Conducted in two parts (Part 1 in 2012 and Part 2 in 2014), the interview primarily documents Nicolle Brossard's upbringing in Oregon; her service with the United States Army; and her education after service.

      Brossard discusses growing up in...
    • Calm Reported In City; FBI, SBI Join Police

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 5, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer David Newton reports that the city is calm and that FBI and SBI agents are following up on the November 3, 1979, shootings in Greensboro in which five members of the...
    • WVO 'Targeted' Cone, Other Mills For Infiltration

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 5, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer William March reports on the efforts by the Communist Workers Party (CWP), then known as the Workers Viewpoint Organization (WVO), to organize workers at Cone Mills...
    • Three days later

    • 1979-11-06
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 6, 1979, editorial from the Greensboro Record discusses the shootings of five members of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) at a Death to the Klan rally in Greensboro on November 3, 1979. The editorial criticizes Nelson Johnson and the...
    • Radical Left, Right Gaining Supporters

    • 1979-11-07
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 7, 1979, article, Lindsey Gruson of the Greensboro Daily News reports on growing support for radical groups on both the left and right, such as the Communist Workers Party (CWP), the Ku Klux Klan (KKK), and the Nazi party. Five CWP...
    • Workers viewpoint [1980-11-09]

    • 1980-11-09
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • These photocopies of six pages from the November 3-9, 1980 Workers Viewpoint newspaper, a publication of the Communist Workers Party (CWP), pertain to the November 3, 1979, Greensboro Massacre, where five CWP members were killed. The issue...
    • Administrative report of the Anti-Klan rally, Greensboro, North Carolina

    • 1979-11-19
    • UA.29.02.0130 Sydney Nathans Papers
    • This official administrative report of the Greensboro Police Department documents the events surrounding the November 3, 1979 Death to the Klan rally where Nazis and members of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) confronted Communist Workers Party (CWP) members...
    • Nazis As Well As Klansmen Had Role

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 5, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Stan Swofford reports that Nazis as well as Ku Klux Klan (KKK) members were involved in the November 3, 1979, shootings in Greensboro in which five members of the...
    • Klan Activity Up Throughout South

    • 1979-11-04
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 4, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Brent Hackney reports on the rise of Ku Klux Klan (KKK) activity in the south in the face of the November 3, 1979, Death to the Klan rally, at which five members if the...
    • Leader Says Leftist Group Very New, Spinoff of WVO

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 5, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Greg Lewis reports on the genesis of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) following the November 3, 1979, shootings in Greensboro in which five members of the party were...
    • On Their Way To Court

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This captioned photograph from the November 5, 1979, Greensboro Daily News shows three suspects in the November 3, 1979, shootings of five members of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) as they are led to a court appearance. The five CWP members were...
    • Some Hearts Are Swollen With Anger... Others Fill With Prayer

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In these two November 5, 1979, articles from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Mae Israel reports on reactions within the black community to the November 3, 1979, shootings in Greensboro in which five members of the Communist Workers Party...
    • Fifth person dies

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This brief November 5, 1979, article from the Greensboro Record reports that Dr. Michael Nathans had died that morning, making him the fifth murder victim in the shootings of Communist Workers Party (CWP) members at a Death to the Klan rally in...
    • it was 'Belfast all over again' for TV cameraman

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 5, 1979, article by Martha Woodall of the Greensboro Record presents the reaction of a news cameraman who witnessed the shooting of five members of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) at a Death to the Klan rally in Greensboro on...
    • 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...
    • Ended In Death For Demonstrators

    • 1979-11-04
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 4, 1979, photo essay from the Greensboro Daily News, includes photographs taken by staff photographers Don Davis and Jim Straford during and after the November 3, 1979, Death to the Klan rally, at which five members of the Communist...
    • 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...
    • Where Police Cars Were When Shooting Began

    • 1979-11-07
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This map, published in the November 7, 1979, Greensboro Daily News, shows the relative positions of police and suspect vehicles and the commencement of the shootings at a an anti-Klan rally in Greensboro on November 3, 1979 that left five...

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