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  • Identifier: GHM_Misc
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    • Death to the Klan flyer

    • 1979-11
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This flyer announces the November 3, 1979 Death to the Klan march and conference to be held in Greensboro. The events were sponsored by the Workers Viewpoint Organization (later known as the Communist Workers Party) in response to recent overt Ku...
    • Basic operational plan: Commemoration of first sit-In

    • 1980-02
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This twenty four-page document was produced by the Greensboro Police Department in preparation for several upcoming events celebrating the twentieth anniversary of the Woolworth lunch counter sit ins. The police department´┐Żs operational plans...
    • Klan Activity Up Throughout South

    • 1979-11-04
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 4, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Brent Hackney reports on the rise of Ku Klux Klan (KKK) activity in the south in the face of the November 3, 1979, Death to the Klan rally, at which five members if the...
    • Calm Reported In City; FBI, SBI Join Police

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 5, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer David Newton reports that the city is calm and that FBI and SBI agents are following up on the November 3, 1979, shootings in Greensboro in which five members of the...
    • Leader Says Leftist Group Very New, Spinoff of WVO

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 5, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Greg Lewis reports on the genesis of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) following the November 3, 1979, shootings in Greensboro in which five members of the party were...
    • 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....
    • Violence Not New to Leader of Rally

    • 1979-11-04
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 4, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Steve Berry profiles Communist Workers Party (CWP) leader Nelson Johnson follwing the November 3, 1979, Death to the Klan rally, at which five members if the CWP were...
    • WVO In Struggles For 'Oppressed People'

    • 1979-11-04
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 4, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Greg Lewis presents backround on the Workers Viewpoint Organization (WVO), originally named the Communist Workers Party (CWP). The group organized a November 3, 1979,...
    • On Their Way To Court

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This captioned photograph from the November 5, 1979, Greensboro Daily News shows three suspects in the November 3, 1979, shootings of five members of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) as they are led to a court appearance. The five CWP members were...
    • Some Hearts Are Swollen With Anger... Others Fill With Prayer

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In these two November 5, 1979, articles from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Mae Israel reports on reactions within the black community to the November 3, 1979, shootings in Greensboro in which five members of the Communist Workers Party...
    • Melee angers residents

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 5, 1979, article by Martha Woodall and Greta Tilley of the Greensboro Record discusses community reaction within the surrounding neighborhood and elsewhere in the city to the shooting of five members of the Communist Workers Party...
    • Fifth person dies

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This brief November 5, 1979, article from the Greensboro Record reports that Dr. Michael Nathans had died that morning, making him the fifth murder victim in the shootings of Communist Workers Party (CWP) members at a Death to the Klan rally in...
    • Anonymous Communist Tries To Explain Dedication

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 5, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writers Bob Hiles and Rebecca Ragsdale interview an unidentified member of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) who expresses his support for the goals of the party and states...
    • They met a common fate

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 5, 1979, article by John Roberts of the Greensboro Record profiles six members of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) shot at an anti-Klan rally in Greensboro on November 3, 1979. Five members (Sandra Smith, James M. Waller, Cesar...
    • WVO 'Targeted' Cone, Other Mills For Infiltration

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 5, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer William March reports on the efforts by the Communist Workers Party (CWP), then known as the Workers Viewpoint Organization (WVO), to organize workers at Cone Mills...
    • it was 'Belfast all over again' for TV cameraman

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 5, 1979, article by Martha Woodall of the Greensboro Record presents the reaction of a news cameraman who witnessed the shooting of five members of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) at a Death to the Klan rally in Greensboro on...
    • Swing defends police

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 5, 1979, article by Martha Woodall of the Greensboro Record reports on Greensboro Police Chief W.E. Swing's defense of his department's actions related to the shooting of five members of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) at a Death...
    • Nazi leader charged

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This captioned photograph from the November 5, 1979, Greensboro Record, shows defendant Roland Wayne Wood being led to his arraignment on murder charges stemming from the shooting of five members of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) at an anti-Klan...
    • Ended In Death For Demonstrators

    • 1979-11-04
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 4, 1979, photo essay from the Greensboro Daily News, includes photographs taken by staff photographers Don Davis and Jim Straford during and after the November 3, 1979, Death to the Klan rally, at which five members of the Communist...
    • Leaders are no strangers here

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 5, 1979, article by Jim Schlosser of the Greensboro Record profiles Communist Workers Party (CWP) leaders Nelson Johnson and Signe Waller, citing their history of activism in Greensboro. Waller had been married to a professor at The...

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