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    • Drifters Smashing Success

    • 1964-04-17
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This April 17, 1964 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, celebrates the success of the Saturday night performance by the popular group The Drifters and describes the event as one which, "thrilled our...
    • 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...
    • Don't Buy: Have A Saving Christmas

    • 1970-12
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This flier promotes a boycott of white-owned businesses by the black community in Greensboro. African Americans are encourage to patronize black-owned businesses whenever possible. The boycott was triggered by the workers strike at Industries of...
    • Oral history interview with James Farmer by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1981-12-10
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a December 10, 1981, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with James Farmer, Farmer discusses the history, strategies, and management of CORE, including the Freedom Highways campaign in North Carolina, and...
    • African Educator Visits Campus

    • 1961-05-11
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this May 11, 1961 article in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reporter Shirley Jones describes Kenyan educator Benjamin Wegasa's visit to Guilford's campus and the many lectures and programs offered during his stay....
    • New book on the historic sit-ins

    • 1970-06-07
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this June 7, 1970 Greensboro Daily News article, William Snider reviews Miles Wolff Jr.'s book, Lunch At The 5 & 10, about the February 1960 sit-ins at the Greensboro Woolworth store. Snider commends Wolff for "catching both the feel of the...
    • George Simkins: a lifetime struggling for civil rights

    • 1990-02-04
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This circa February 4, 1990, article from the Greensboro News & Record, profiles George Simkins, former president of the Greensboro chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). In a first-person narrative,...
    • New book on the historic sit-ins

    • 1970-06-07
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this June 7, 1970 Greensboro Daily News article, William Snider reviews Miles Wolff Jr.'s book, Lunch At The 5 & 10, about the February 1960 sit-ins at the Greensboro Woolworth store. Snider commends Wolff for "catching both the feel of the...
    • [Letter from J. Clay Madison to UNCG Chancellor Ferguson]

    • 1970-08-03
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • This August 3, 1970 letter from J. Clay Madison to Chancellor James S. Ferguson thanks Ferguson for his participation in a July 1970 conference on race relations sponsored by the Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church....
    • Story of desegregation in Greensboro, NC

    • 1959-03-05
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This transcript of a statement made by Greensboro school Superintendent Benjamin L. Smith to the U.S. Civil Rights Commission in Nashville, Tennessee, on March 5, 1959, tells the history of school desegregation in Greensboro, North Carolina. Smith...
    • IRC Sponsors Inter-Collegiate Inter-Racial Tea

    • 1948-10-30
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this October 30, 1948 article in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, staff describe the Sunday afternoon tea on Guilford College's campus which included Inter-Racial Club (IRC) members as well as non-member students and...
    • [Articles from The morning post newspaper]

    • 1904-02-28
    • North Carolina Vertical File Collection (UNCG University Libraries)
    • Includes the original name of North Carolina Agricultural and Technology State University as it was known as Agricultural and Mechanical College for Colored Race. This issue mentions the names of the officers and faculty of the college, description...
    • [Scrapbook of Mary Kellah Ouzts, 1926-1930]

    • 1926-1932
    • Greensboro College Scrapbook Collection
    • This scrapbook created by Mary Kellah Ouzts (later Sharpe) (1908-1994) shows her accomplishments and travels as a student at Greensboro College from 1926 to 1930. Included are many personal and educational letters and certificates, items detailing...
    • World leadership on denims through thirty years of prrogress

    • 1925
    • Mss. Coll. 25 Benjamin Cone Papers
    • This book was designed to commemorate the success of the Cone Mills and their transformation of the economy in the south. Planned and written by Carl J. Balliett Inc. of Greensboro, this book features several photos of the current staff of the...
    • Recognition Day -- Greensboro High School [McDaniel Lewis papers]

    • 1946
    • Mss. Coll. 41 McDaniel Lewis Papers
    • This folder contains congratulatory letters to Mr. Lewis from Robert B. Jamieson, Athletic Director at Greensboro High School (Senior High School), and Principal A. P. Routh, regarding the success of Recognition Day. There is also a letter from...
    • Recognition Day -- Corresp. -- E Earle Rives [McDaniel Lewis papers]

    • 1946
    • Mss. Coll. 41 McDaniel Lewis Papers
    • This folder contains letters written by E. Earle Rives. One is addressed to Ralph Lewis and indicates acceptance of an invitation to serve on the Special Guest Committee. The other is addressed to McDaniel Lewis and extends congratulations on the...
    • The plan for downtown Greensboro

    • 1964
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Published book which describes the history of downtown Greensboro and presents many details for of its progress and potential for success in the future. The Charts, photos and passages describe office space use, retail, transportations and...
    • Oral history interview with Genisis Dancer, 2018

    • 2018-05-25
    • OH019 Well Crafted Oral History Collection
    • Genisis Dancer, assistant brewer at Pig Pounder Brewery in Greensboro, NC, discusses the work that went into getting the equipment ready for Pig Pounder's opening, the success of their Boar's Brown Ale, the brewery's recent growth in styles...

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