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  • : Greensboro Sit-ins, Greensboro, N.C., 1960
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    • Woolworth serves up anniversary breakfast

    • 1980-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 1, 1980 Greensboro Record article, Jo Spivey reports on a breakfast served at the Woolworth store lunch counter on the twentieth anniversary of the sit-ins. Jibreel Khazan (Ezell Blair, Jr.), David Richmond, Joseph McNeil, and...
    • Young: Leaders with racist bent in office

    • 1980-02
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 1980 Greensboro Daily News article, Jim Schlosser discusses Andrew Young's speech at North Carolina A&T State University commemorating the 1960 Greensboro Woolworth store sit-ins. In his speech, Young cited North Carolina...
    • Was city progressive? No, says Chafe

    • 1980
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This 1980 Greensboro Record article by Abe Jones reviews historian William Chafe's newly published book about the civil rights movement in Greensboro, Civilities and Civil Rights. Jones writes that Chafe spent eight years researching and writing...
    • Oral History Interview with Edward H. Bryant Jr. by Justin Payne

    • 2008-12-04
    • Oral History Collection [Brock Museum, Greensboro College]
    • This oral history interview was conducted with Edward H. Bryant, Jr. on October 4, 2008 by Greensboro College senior, Justin Payne. The interview was conducted via telephone. The interview focuses on Bryant's involvement with the 1960 Greensboro...
    • Oral History Interview with Richard O'Neal by Justin Payne

    • 2008-09-26
    • Oral History Collection [Brock Museum, Greensboro College]
    • This oral history interview was conducted with Richard O'Neal on September 26, 2008 by Greensboro College senior, Justin Payne. The interview focuses on O'Neal's involvement with the 1960 Greensboro Woolworth's lunch counter sit-ins.

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    • 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...
    • Remembering the Sit-In

    • 1989-09-17
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This September 17, 1989 article published in the Greensboro News & Record outlines the work of local organization, the February One Society, who was planning for the anniversary celebration of the sit-ins that happened at the Greensboro Woolworth...
    • Oral history interview with Lewis A. Brandon III by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1981-06-03
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a June 3, 1981, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Lewis A. Brandon III, Brandon discusses his experience in interracial groups and organizations, his memories of the sit-ins, and his involvement in 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,...
    • Oral History Interview with Jack Elam by William Chafe

    • 1975
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This oral history interview conducted by William Chafe circa 1975 with Jack Elam primarily documents Jack Elam's career as Greensboro city attorney from 1954-1961 and mayor from 1969 to 1971. Elam briefly describes his background and education...
    • Oral History Interview with Sarah Mendenhall Brown by William Chafe

    • 1974-07-14
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This July 14, 1974, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Sarah Mendenhall Brown covers Ms. Brown's recollections of school desegregation while she was a member of the Greensboro School Board in the 1950s. Brown describes the...
    • 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...
    • Oral history interview with George Evans by William Link

    • 1989-11-03
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a November 3, 1989, oral history interview conducted by William Link with George Evans, Evans describes Greensboro during the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s, especially segregation in medical and transportation facilities. He also...
    • Civil Rights: Forward and Onward

    • 1980-02-02
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 2, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article, Kenneth Campbell discusses the opinions of Jibreel Khazan (Ezell Blair Jr.), Joseph McNeil, Franklin McCain, and David Richmond on the current state of civil rights. Richmond believes new...
    • Racial Barriers Fall

    • 1971-05-29
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this May 29, 1971 Greensboro Daily News article, Joe Knox chronicles the efforts to desegregate Greensboro businesses starting with sit-ins at the Greensboro Woolworth lunch counter by four North Carolina A&T State University (A&T) students in...
    • Oral History Interview with Eula Hudgens by William Chafe

    • 1974-12-17
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This December 17, 1974, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Eula Hudgens primarily documents Ms. Hudgens' involvement in desegregation of Greensboro schools and businesses during the 1960s and 1970s. Hudgens discusses race...
    • Oral History Interview with Cleo McCoy by William Chafe

    • 1977-09-06
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of a September 6, 1977, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Cleo McCoy primarily documents McCoy's experiences at North Carolina A&T State University during the 1950s and 1960s. He discusses veterans attending A&T...
    • Oral History Interview with William Thomas Jr. by William Chafe

    • 1975
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of an oral history interview by William Chafe circa 1975 with William Thomas Jr. primarily documents Thomas' involvement in the 1963 demonstrations in Greensboro, North Carolina. Topics include Dr. Willa Player and the Bennett...
    • Greensboro Chamber Fights Racial Bias

    • 1970-02-07
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 7, 1970 Charlotte Observer article, Paul Clancy focuses on the role of the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce in improving race relations in the city. Chamber Vice President William Little says "the time has come to recognize that...
    • Oral History Interview with Joseph McNeil by William Chafe

    • 1978
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of a 1978 interview conducted by William Chafe with Joseph McNeil primarily documents McNeil's participation in the 1960 Woolworth's sit-ins in Greensboro, North Carolina. Topics include his surprise at not being arrested the first...

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