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  • Title: Woolworth
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    • Woolworth's reconsidered after 30 years

    • 1990-01-28
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by William D. Snider, former editor of the Greensboro News & Record, appeared January 28, 1990, in observance of the thirtieth anniversary of the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins. Snider cites William H. Chafe's book Civilities and Civil Rights...
    • Woolworth Story

    • 1985-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • Greensboro News & Record editorial columnist Giles Lambertson wrote a series of columns in 1985 that drew the ire of Clarence Harris, who had worked as the manager of the Greensboro Woolworth store at the time of the 1960 sit-ins. The three...
    • 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...
    • A&T quartet re-enacts sit-ins at Woolworth's

    • 1990-02-02
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by Jim Schlosser appeared in the February 2, 1990 Greensboro News & Record, and discusses a memorial celebration and reenactment held on February 1, 1990, the thirtieth anniversary of the Greensboro sit-ins. All four original...
    • 30 years later, Woolworth sit-ins to be remembered

    • 1989-12-28
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This December 28, 1989 article by Jim Schlosser was published in the Greensboro News & Record, and reports on upcoming events commemorating the thirtieth anniversary of the sit-ins at the Woolworth store in Greensboro. The article includes...
    • [Woolworth Corporation advertisement commemorating the the Greensboro sit-ins]

    • 1990-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This fragment of an advertisement from the Woolworth Corporation commemorates the thirtieth anniversary of the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins and features a photograph of the four students who launched the sit-ins, Joseph McNeil, David Richmond, Franklin...
    • Film recreates Woolworth sit-ins

    • 1989-07-31
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This July 31, 1989 article published in the Greensboro News & Record reports on the making of a film about the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins by student Steven Channing of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The film was shot on location at...
    • [Photograph of F. W. Woolworth Company store, Greensboro, NC]

    • 1959-08-26
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • This black and white photograph depicts the F. W. Woolworth Company building in Greensboro, NC six months before the lunch counter sit-ins protesting busuness segregation. The view is looking north on South Elm Street. The photograph was taken on...
    • [Photograph of F. W. Woolworth Company store, Greensboro, NC]

    • 1964
    • Photograph Collection (Greensboro History Museum)
    • This black and white photograph depicts the Greensboro F.W. Woolworth Company store, which was the site of the 1960 sit-ins protesting business segregation. The photograph, looking south down Elm Street, shows the front of the store on the right...
    • [F.W. Woolworth Co. building in Greensboro, North Carolina]

    • 1980
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This color photograph depicts the Greensboro F.W. Woolworth Company store, which was the site of the 1960 sit-ins protesting business segregation. The photograph shows the full front facade of the store on Elm Street, as well as a portion of the...
    • Woolworth store

    • 1976
    • CC021 David Gwynn [Personal collection]
    • F.W. Woolworth store on South Elm Street in Greensboro, sit of the 1960 civil rights sit-ins. The store closed in the mid 1990s and now houses the International Civil Rights Center and Museum.
    • Woolworth to Reopen Counter

    • 1960-05-08
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the May 8, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page D-1.
    • Woolworth Counters Reopened Here

    • 1960-05-09
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the May 9, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Record. Originally appeared on page B-1.
    • Woolworth Policy Is Same

    • 1960-05-19
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the May 19, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-11.
    • Judge Condemns Woolworth Lack of Race Policy

    • 1960-05-20
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the May 20, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Record. Originally appeared on page A-4.

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