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    • Oral History Interview with William Jackson by William Chafe

    • 1977-07-12
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This July 12, 1977, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with William Jackson documents Jackson's participation in and recollections of significant local civil rights demonstrations in the 1960s as a captain in the Greensboro Police...
    • Oral history interview with Frances B. Turner, 2002

    • 2002-01-07
    • WV0236 Frances Bradsher Turner Papers
    • Interview primarily documents Frances B.Turner's service in the Army Nurse Corps (ANC).

      Turner briefly describes growing up during the Depression, her reasons for becoming a nurse, her training at Watts Hospital, her work for a tobacco...
    • 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...
    • Oral history interview with Mildred Smith Johnson, 2000

    • 2000-12-13
    • WV0192 Mildred Smith Johnson Papers
    • Interview primarily documents Mildred Smith Johnson's work as a nurse and her service in the Army Nurse Corps (ANC).

      Johnson briefly describes the family farm near Statesville, North Carolina, attending a one-room segregated school, her...
    • Oral history interview with Robert Hayes by Kathy Carter

    • 1989-05-10
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a May 10, 1989, oral history interview conducted by Kathy Carter with Robert Hayes, Hayes discusses growing up in segregated Greensboro and the role of the church in his life and the community. He explains the board of...
    • Oral history interview with Henrietta Stevenson Ingram, 1999

    • 1999-02-03
    • WV0030 Henrietta Stevenson Ingram Papers
    • Primarily documents Henrietta Stevenson Ingram's military service with the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1943 to 1944; her career in allied medical professions after the war; and her experiences with racism during both time periods.

      Ingram...
    • Oral history interview with Charlotte Holder Clinger, 2006

    • 2006-08-08
    • WV0230 Charlotte Holder Clinger Papers
    • Primarily documents Charlotte Holder Clinger's service with U.S. Air Force from 1967 to 1994, her job with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), and her education at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG).

      Clinger discusses...
    • Blackwell Urges Patient Attitude

    • 1960-02-12
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This February 12, 1960, article from The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The Woman's College of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (WCUNC)reports that WCUNC Chancellor Gordon W. Blackwell advised students at the university to avoid...
    • [Letter of support to Beth Taylor from Frank Bjornsgaard & handmade card]

    • 1963-04-18
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This letter of support from Frank Bjornsgaard expressed his congratulations and pride in Beth Taylor's participation in the sit-in demonstration at the S&W Cafeteria in Greensboro, NC. This correspondence also included a handmade card by...
    • [Letter of thanks & advice from Mr. Bjornsgard to Beth Taylor ]

    • 1963-05-23
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This letter from Frank Bjornsgaard to Beth Taylor thanked her for sharing a written account of her experience with the sit-in at the S&W Cafeteria in Greensboro, NC. Bjornsgaard also offered advice regarding how to continue her work and deal with...
    • [Letter from Grimsley Hobbs to Robert Frazier]

    • 1970-03-17
    • MS528 Robert Frazier Papers
    • In this March 17, 1970 letter to Guilford College trustee, Robert Frazier, President Grimsley Hobbs reports on several of the school's African American students speaking to members of the college's administration and faculty about pressures they...
    • [Letter from Grimsley Hobbs to Wesley C Siler Jr.]

    • 1970-03-20
    • MS416 Grimsley Hobbs Papers
    • March 20, 1970 Hobbs' response to Siler who had threatened to cancel a provision in his will for one fourth of his assets to go to Guilford College after his death. Hobbs asserts that Siler had misinterpreted an article in the Greensboro News and...
    • [Letter from Grimsley Hobbs to Mayor W.L. Beamon]

    • 1970-03-20
    • MS416 Grimsley Hobbs Papers
    • This March 20, 1970 letter is a response to Beomon's criticism of Hobbs and the Guilford College administration's handling of the demands made for better conditions on campus for black students. Hobbs addresses four points of contention made by...
    • [Letter from Grimsley Hobbs to Seth C Macon]

    • 1970-03-20
    • MS416 Grimsley Hobbs Papers
    • This March 20, 1970 letter is a response to Macon's criticism of Hobbs and the Guilford College administration's handling of the demands made for better conditions on campus for black students. Hobbs addresses four points of contention made by...
    • [Letter from Greensboro Chief of Police Paul B. Calhoun to Grimsley Hobbs]

    • 1969-04-22
    • MS528 Robert Frazier Papers
    • In this April 22, 1969 letter to Guilford College President, Grimsley Hobbs, Greensboro Chief of Police Paul B. Calhoun addresses the subject of student strikes on college campuses across the country and recommends a plan for preparing for a...
    • Communists Vow To Hold Sunday March

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 5, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Mae Israel reports that Communist Workers Party (CWP) were planning a funeral march in honor of the five CWP members killed at an anti-Klan rally on November 3, 1979....
    • After the violence

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 7, 1979, editorial in the Greensboro Daily News discusses the recent events surrounding the shooting of five members of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) at a Death to the Klan rally in Greensboro on November 3, 1979. The editorial...

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