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    • Oral history interview with Karen Lynn Parker, 2012 [text/print transcript]

    • 2012-12-09
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Karen Lynn Parker (1943- ) attended Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina, from 1961 to 1963. She transferred to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1963 where she majored in...
    • Oral history interview with Deborah "Debbie" Kahn Rubin [text/print transcript]

    • 2013-06-11
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Deborah 'Debbie' Kahn Rubin (1942 - ) attended Woman's College of the University of North Carolina from 1960 to 1962 (the institution is now known as The University of North Carolina at Greensboro). She graduated from George Washington University...
    • A&T Students Call Two-Week Recess In Protest Here

    • 1960-02-07
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 7, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-1. This article covers recent developments in the sit-in protests at Woolworth and Kress stores. A bomb threat was reported at the downtown...
    • Oral history interview with Roger F. Davis, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-03-19
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Roger F. Davis (1932- ) came to The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) as a purchasing agent in 1964 and retired in 1991 as director of purchases and stores. Davis discusses his responsibilities, such as purchasing land and...
    • Oral history interview with Viola Sanders, 2005

    • 2005-06-14
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers
    • Primarily documents Viola Brown Sander's career in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1943 to 1966.

      Sanders discusses the death of her father and her mother's work to provide for the family. She talks...
    • Youth Packs Cafe Areas of Stores

    • 1960-02-09
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 9, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Record. Originally appeared on page A-1. The article reports the start of other student sit-in protests at the lunch counters of other large chain stores in Durham, Winston-Salem, and...
    • Nationwide Boycott of Stores Sought

    • 1960-02-17
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 17, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-4. The article reports that the Congress for Racial Equality (CORE) of New York public suggests a boycott of F.W. Woolworth stores around the...
    • Stores Are Picketed In Downtown Raleigh

    • 1960-02-17
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 17, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-3. The article reports students picketing in front of stores in Raleigh.
    • Boycott of Stores Urged

    • 1960-03-13
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 13, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-15. The article reports that students in Raleigh, NC plan on boycotting stores with segregated lunch counters. Other news includes similar boycotts...
    • Negro Students Picket Two New Bern Stores

    • 1960-03-19
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 19, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-2. The article reports on student protesters in New Bern, NC picketing two local stores.
    • Oral History Interview with Sol Jacobs by Scott Ellsworth

    • 1977-12
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This oral history interview conducted by Scott Ellsworth circa December, 1977, with Sol Jacobs primarily documents Jacobs' involvement in civil rights efforts in the sixties as the operator of Jay's Deli in Greensboro, North Carolina. Jacobs...
    • [Program for Cort Theatre, New York, "Peg O" My Heart"]

    • 1914-04-20
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Cort Theatre program for "Peg O' My Heart" starring Laurette Taylor for the week beginning 20 April 1914. The program includes a full page picture of Taylor, cast list, list of scenes, music and production credits, fashion columns for women and...
    • [Program for Hollis St. Theatre, Boston, "Twelfth Night"]

    • 1892-02-13
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Program for the Saturday, February 13, 1892 matinee performance of "Twelfth Night" starring Julia Marlowe (1865-1950) and Robert Taber (1865-1904) at Hollis St. Theatre in Boston. The program is sixteen pages long and contains advertisements for...
    • [Letter from Clarence Harris to Tom Osborne]

    • 1983-08-10
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This August 10, 1983 handwritten letter from Clarence "Curly" Harris to Greensboro City Manager Tom Osborne, introduces Osborne to Harris' perspectives on the Greensboro Woolworth sit-ins and the demise of the downtown retail trade from Harris'...
    • Greensboro: Where The Movement Began

    • 1970-06
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this Greensboro Daily News article, Edwin Yoder Jr. reviews Miles Wolff Jr.'s book, Lunch At The Five & 10, about the February 1960 sit-ins at Greensboro's Woolworth store. Yoder begins by discussing the backdrop for the sit-ins, claiming...
    • [Woolworth Corporation advertisement commemorating the the Greensboro sit-ins]

    • 1990-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This fragment of an advertisement from the Woolworth Corporation commemorates the thirtieth anniversary of the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins and features a photograph of the four students who launched the sit-ins, Joseph McNeil, David Richmond, Franklin...
    • Greensboro: Where The Movement Began

    • 1970-06
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this Greensboro Daily News article, Edwin Yoder Jr. reviews Miles Wolff Jr.'s book, Lunch At The Five & 10, about the February 1960 sit-ins at Greensboro's Woolworth store. Yoder begins by discussing the backdrop for the sit-ins, claiming...
    • Ann Dearsley Reviews Lunch Counter Strike

    • 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), consists of a review and analysis by contributor Ann Dearsley of the Greensboro lunch...
    • White Men Arrested at Sitdown

    • 1960-02-06
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 6, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page B-1. This article reports on the arrest of two white counter-protesters in the Woolworth store. The article also covers the growing number of...

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