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    • Panel: Racism Polarizes City

    • 1980-11-06
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this November 6, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article, Lindsey Gruson discusses the report Black/White Perception released by the North Carolina Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. The committee released and discussed the...
    • HRC to Urge Whites to Help Black Firms

    • 1977-02-10
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This February 10, 1977 Greensboro Daily News article announces the Greensboro Human Relations Commission's plans to meet with government and community organizations to encourage them to patronize black-owned businesses. This action was largely in...
    • Oral History Interview with David Morehead by William Chafe

    • 1974-12-19
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of a December 19, 1975, interview conducted by William Chafe with David Morehead primarily documents Morehead's role at the Hayes-Taylor YMCA in Greensboro, North Carolina, and his involvement in the civil rights movement. Topics...
    • Races keep their distance

    • 1987-12-13
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by Tom Steadman appeared in the December 13, 1987, Greensboro News & Record, and reports on a poll on racial attitudes in the Greensboro area. Among the key findings were that 78% of blacks and 50% of whites believed that school...
    • Oral history interview with Geneva Tisdale by Jim Schlosser

    • 1998
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an oral history interview conducted circa 1998 by Jim Schlosser with Geneva Tisdale, Tisdale recalls the February 1, 1960, sit-in, the larger crowds during the following days, and the eventual shut down of the counter. She...
    • Oral history interview with Ezell and Corene Blair by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1977-02-02
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a February 2, 1977, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Ezell and Corene Blair, The Blairs primarily discuss race relations and desegregation in Greensboro in the 1950s and 1960s. Other topics include their...
    • 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...
    • Man's Inability to Hear

    • 1968-04-12
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this April 12, 1968 op-ed article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian, David A. Greenfield responds to the killing of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Greenfield quotes Dr. King, and asserts that whites had a chance at...
    • Oral History Interview with Cecil Bishop by William Chafe

    • 1977-10-13
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • In this October 13, 1977, interview conducted by William Chafe with Cecil Bishop, Bishop discusses his membership in the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce, the makeup of the chamber, its role in stabilizing Mike Fleming's involvement, and Hal Sieber's...
    • Oral history interview with Beatrice M. Folger by Kevin Costello

    • 1986-12-05
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a December 5, 1986, oral history interview conducted by Kevin Costello with Beatrice M. Folger, Ms. Folger primarily discusses her involvement with the YWCA and other integrated groups in the 1950s and 1960s. She describes...
    • Oral history interview with Jim M. Lancaster, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-02-07
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • James M. Lancaster (1950- ) received his undergraduate degree in 1972, his master's degree in 1974 and his doctoral degree in 1985, all from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). He was hired as assistant dean of students in 1974...
    • Blacks, whites eat lunch - Big deal

    • 1980-01-31
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This January 31, 1980 Greensboro Daily News editorial by Jim Schlosser claims that segregation at lunch counters seems absurd in hindsight. Schlosser writes that at the local Woolworth store—where four North Carolina A&T State University...
    • Hate groups fragmented but still active

    • 1989
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by Kathy Hoke of the Greensboro News & Record reports on the continuing activities of hate groups in North Carolina, including the Ku Klux Klan and the White Patriot Party. While legal actions had resulted in a drop in activity, the...
    • Racism At UNC-G: An Analysis

    • 1968-12-13
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This December 13, 1968, article from The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) summarizes a recently-completed analysis of race relations at UNCG. Students were polled on their attitudes toward...
    • W.C. informer [number 5]

    • 1946-03-17
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The fifth issue of W.C. Informer discusses an incident in Columbia, Tennessee, in which a black veteran and a white fought over an insult to the veteran's mother. Afterward, a group of fifty to seventy-five whites stormed the jail and roamed the...
    • BASIB Speaks

    • 1970-03-09
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This March 9, 1970 opinion piece was written by African American student Vinetta Bell and published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian. In this article she challenges Guilford College administration's commitment to Quaker...

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