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  • : Greensboro Massacre, Greensboro, N.C., 1979
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    • Unfinished business

    • 1980-10-14
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This October 14, 1980 Greensboro Daily News editorial discusses the community response almost one year after the violence at the Death to the Klan march on November 3, 1979, at which five Communist Workers Party members were killed. The author...
    • Social Activists Turn Up Heat

    • 1980-11
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this Greensboro Daily News article, Jack Scism and William March discusses the not guilty verdicts in the Klan/Nazis trial regarding the murders of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan march in Greensboro, on November 3,...
    • [Letter from Lewis Pitts to Ed Burrows]

    • 1982-07-29
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This letter from Greensboro Justice Fund attorneys on July 29, 1982 encourages Ed Burrows to participate in an upcoming press conference regarding the appointment of a special prosecutor in the federal grand jury investigation of the murder of five...
    • Greensboro Justice Fund newsletter [June/July 1982]

    • 1982-06
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This issue of the Greensboro Justice Fund Newsletter, dated June/July 1982, includes updates on the federal grand jury's consideration of indictments in the case involving the murder of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan...
    • Response to Justice Department "denial" of ppecial prosecutor in Nov. 3rd case

    • 1982-10-07
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This press release was issued by the Greensboro Justice Fund on October 7, 1982. It announces the U.S. Justice Department's denial of a request for a special prosecutor in the federal grand jury investigation of the murder of five Communist Workers...
    • U.S. Attorney recommends prosecution in Greensboro massacre case

    • 1981-06-25
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This press release put out by the Greensboro Justice Fund on June 25, 1981 announced that U.S. Attorney H.M. Michaux had made recommendations to the Washington office of the Justice Department that criminal indictments be brought against several of...
    • Greensboro Justice Fund Newsletter [June, 1982]

    • 1982-06
    • UA.29.02.0130 Sydney Nathans Papers
    • This issue of the Greensboro Justice Fund Newsletter, dated June/July 1982, includes updates on the federal grand jury's consideration of indictments in the case involving the murder of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan...
    • Oral history interview with John Forbis by Mark Dorosin

    • 1988-02-15
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a February 15, 1988, oral history interview conducted by Mark Dorosin with John Forbis, Forbis primarily discusses political events during his tenure as a councilman and mayor, including the transition to a district system of...
    • Panel mulls doubts from Nov. 3 events

    • 1981-10-28
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This October 28, 1981 article by Larry King of the Greensboro Daily News reports on a panel discussion sponsored by the American Friends Service Committee, Greensboro Citizens for Justice and Unity, and the Greensboro chapter of the N.C. Civil...
    • Informant tells about shootings for first time

    • 1982-04
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This April 21, 1982, article by Larry King of the Greensboro Daily News reports on testimony by police informant Edward Dawson before a federal grand jury investigating possible civil rights violations related to the 1979 Greensboro Massacre. In...
    • The shootings and after: A CWP response

    • 1980-03-30
    • MSS084 Robert W. Watson Papers, 1948-1980
    • A letter from Signe Waller published in the Viewpoint section of the Greensboro News & Record, on March 30, 1980. The letter is in regards to an essay by Robert Watson on the murder of five members of the Communist Workers Party at the Death to the...
    • [Letter from the Greensboro NAACP to John Conyers]

    • 1982-03-11
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This letter from members of the Greensboro branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)to John Conyers, chairman of the Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, of the U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary, requests...
    • [Letter from Nelson Johnson to editor]

    • 1981-07-29
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This letter to the editor was drafted by Greensboro citizen and Communist Worker Party member Nelson Johnson just before he was arrested in July, 1981. In this letter Johnson explains his status as a political prisoner and describes his beliefs...
    • Come to Greensboro to Join a New Movement for Justice

    • 1980-01
    • UA.29.02.0130 Sydney Nathans Papers
    • This flyer urges attendance at a protest march to be held in Greensboro on February 2, 1980, and includes instructions for participants coming from the Durham area. The flyer most likely relates to a peaceful demonstration mobilized by the National...
    • Greensboro Justice Fund newsletter [March, 1981]

    • 1981-03
    • UA.29.02.0130 Sydney Nathans Papers
    • This February-March 1981 issue of the Greensboro Justice Fund Newsletter includes several articles about varying aspects of the trial involving the murder of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan march in Greensboro, North...
    • [Letter to Greensboro Justice Fund donors]

    • 1980
    • UA.29.02.0130 Sydney Nathans Papers
    • This undated fundraising letter from the Greensboro Justice Fund's Executive Director Neil S. Prose contains news of the first murder trial of Ku Klux Klan members and Nazis for the November 3, 1979 shootings of five members of the Communist...
    • Administrative report of the Anti-Klan rally, Greensboro, North Carolina

    • 1979-11-19
    • UA.29.02.0130 Sydney Nathans Papers
    • This official administrative report of the Greensboro Police Department documents the events surrounding the November 3, 1979 Death to the Klan rally where Nazis and members of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) confronted Communist Workers Party (CWP) members...
    • 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...

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