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    • Oral history interview with John Richmond by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1978-01-29
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a January 29, 1978, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with John Richmond, Richmond discusses race relations in Greensboro, his support for the sit-in movement, and the role of his son, David Richmond, as a...
    • Oral history interview with Colvin Leonard by Kathy Carter

    • 1989-05-28
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a May 28, 1989, oral history interview conducted by Kathy Carter with Colvin Leonard, Leonard recalls race relations in Greensboro from the late 1940s through the 1960s. He describes being at the Woolworth's lunch counter when...
    • 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...
    • Blacks State Grievances

    • 1970-03-23
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This March 23, 1970 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reports on a sit-in protest by twenty-five members of the newly formed student organization, Brothers and Sisters in Blackness (BASIB), who made...
    • Pioneer Kept Fighting "Ugly Head of Racism"

    • 1980-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 1, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article Kenneth Campbell discusses Gloria Eugenia Brown Wise's participation in the 1960 sit-in demonstrations at the Greensboro Woolworth store. Wise was honored by her alma mater, Bennett College,...
    • Oral History Interview with Ezell and Corene Blair by William Chafe

    • 1971-05-12
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This May 12, 1971 oral history interview with Ezell and Corene Blair, conducted by William Chafe, primarily documents Mr. and Mrs. Blair's experience with school and business segregation and desegregation from the late 1940s to 1960 in Greensboro,...
    • Oral History Interview with David Richmond by William Chafe

    • 1975
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of a oral history interview conducted by William Chafe circa 1975 with David Richmond primarily documents Richmond's participation in the sit-in movement in Greensboro, North Carolina, during the 1960s. Richmond recalls early...
    • Oral history interview with George Roach by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1978-11-17
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a November 17, 1978, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with George Roach, Roach primarily discusses the aftermath of and his reaction to the sit-in of February 1, 1960, and subsequent demonstrations. He...
    • Oral history interview with James Townsend by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1978-11-22
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a November 22, 1978, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with James Townsend, Townsend discusses the sit-in demonstrations at Woolworth's, working with Dr. William Hampton, his relationship with the media, and his...
    • 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...
    • Oral history interview with Ralph Johns by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-01-17
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a January 17, 1979, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Ralph Johns, Johns discusses his role in initiating the February 1, 1960, sit-in and his experiences during the following months of demonstrations. He...
    • Oral history interview with Frances Lewis by William Link

    • 1989-04-21
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an April 21, 1989, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Frances Lewis, Lewis describes her view of the transition from segregation to desegregation in Greensboro and the progress and changes made in the 30...
    • Oral history interview with Clara Adams-Ender, 2005

    • 2005-09-10
    • WV0332 Clara Adams-Ender Papers
    • Primarily documents Brig. Gen. Clara L. Adams-Ender's background; her service with the U.S. Army Nurse Corps from 1961 to 1993; and her marriage to Heinz Ender. Adams-Ender also comments on management and leadership issues related to the Army Nurse...
    • 20 years ago

    • 1980-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This February 1, 1980 Greensboro Daily News editorial discusses the Greensboro Woolworth store sit-ins on their twentieth anniversary. The author reflects that "it is hard to believe now how absurd and pervasive and degrading the various...
    • Greensboro sit-ins were just the beginning

    • 1985-02-10
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • UNC-Charlotte history professor David R. Goldfield argues in his guest column for the Greensboro News & Record that the sit-in movement, which originated in Greensboro and spread to many other cities throughout the South, led to the destruction of...
    • Instructor relates Blacks and Whites

    • 1973-03-28
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this March 28, 1973 article from The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), Neo Black Society faculty advisor Marie Darr offers her comments on the controversy surrounding the organization....
    • 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...

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