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  • Description: sit-ins
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    • Oral history interview with Eugenia Seaman Marks, 2007 [text/print transcript]

    • 2007-06-17
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Eugenia Seaman Marks (1940 - ) was a student at the Woman's College, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, from 1958 to 1961. She participated in the Greensboro Sit-ins in February 1960. Marks discusses campus life while she was a...
    • Oral history interview with Laura Goldin Hirsch, 2011 [text/print transcript]

    • 2011-04-08
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Laura Goldin Hirsch (1939- ) graduated in 1961 from Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Hirsch discusses being born in Greensboro, North Carolina and her family moving about...
    • 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 Willa Player by William Chafe

    • 1977-12-12
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This December 12, 1977, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Willa Player primarily documents Ms. Player's recollections during her presidency of Bennett College from 1956 to 1966. Player describes how Dr. David Jones' leadership,...
    • Oral history interview with Marilyn Lott, 2010 [text/print transcript]

    • 2010-08-06
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Marilyn Lott (1938- ) graduated in 1962 from Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. After graduating, she taught school and worked as a computer programmer for several companies in...
    • Oral History Interview with William Thomas Jr. by William Chafe

    • 1975
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of an oral history interview by William Chafe circa 1975 with William Thomas Jr. primarily documents Thomas' involvement in the 1963 demonstrations in Greensboro, North Carolina. Topics include Dr. Willa Player and the Bennett...
    • Oral history interview with Joseph McNeil by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-10-14
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an October 14, 1979, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Joseph McNeil, McNeil discusses the motivations and preparations of the Greensboro Four for the February 1, 1960, sit-in at Woolworth's. In addition to...
    • Oral history interview with Jo Spivey by Jim Schlosser

    • 2001-12-14
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a December 14, 2001, oral history interview conducted by Jim Schlosser with Jo Spivey, Spivey recalls her coverage of civil rights activities in Greensboro for the Greensboro Record and her opinion on changes in local race...
    • Oral History Interview with Richard O'Neal by Justin Payne

    • 2008-09-26
    • Oral History Collection [Brock Museum, Greensboro College]
    • This oral history interview was conducted with Richard O'Neal on September 26, 2008 by Greensboro College senior, Justin Payne. The interview focuses on O'Neal's involvement with the 1960 Greensboro Woolworth's lunch counter sit-ins.

      Mr....
    • Services Put Focus on Sit-Ins

    • 1980-01-28
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This Greensboro Daily News article by staff writers Kenneth Campbell and Lindsey Gruson, published January 28, 1980, reports on church services commemorating the twentieth anniversary of the Greensboro Woolworth store sit-ins. Also included is a...
    • Oral history interview with Arnold Schiffman Sr. by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-04-11
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an April 11, 1979, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Arnold Schiffman Sr., Schiffman compares details of the sit-ins of 1960 with the demonstrations of 1963 in Greensboro. Specific topics include his...
    • This Time Questions Keep 4 From Eating

    • 1980-02-02
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 2, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article, Kenneth Campbell reports on events held to commemorate the twentieth anniversary of the 1960 sit-ins at the Greensboro Woolworth store. The article begins with an account of a breakfast held...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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 William Snider by William Chafe

    • 1976-11-09
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of a November 9, 1976, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with William Snider primarily documents Snider's recollection of the 1960 and 1963 sit-ins and school desegregation in Greensboro, North Carolina. Topics...

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