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  • Title: sit-ins
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    • Services Put Focus on Sit-Ins

    • 1980-01-28
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This Greensboro Daily News article by staff writers Kenneth Campbell and Lindsey Gruson, published January 28, 1980, reports on church services commemorating the twentieth anniversary of the Greensboro Woolworth store sit-ins. Also included is a...
    • Spark remains and Recalling the sit-ins

    • 1980-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • These two 1980 Greensboro Daily News editorials were published around the time of the twentieth anniversary of the Greensboro Woolworth lunch counter sit-ins.

      The January 23, 1980 editorial, "Recalling the sit-ins," outlines events planned...
    • Greensboro sit-ins were just the beginning

    • 1985-02-10
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • UNC-Charlotte history professor David R. Goldfield argues in his guest column for the Greensboro News & Record that the sit-in movement, which originated in Greensboro and spread to many other cities throughout the South, led to the destruction of...
    • Greensboro Blacks Supported Sit-Ins

    • 1980-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this Greensboro Daily News article, staff writer Lindsey Gruson discusses the motivations behind, and effect of, the Greensboro Woolworth store sit-ins of 1960 that set off nonviolent protests across the U.S. Gruson writes that sit-in...
    • Young to Speak at A&T Program on Sit-Ins

    • 1980-01-25
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This Greensboro Daily News article, published January 25, 1980, announces Andrew Young as the featured speaker at commemoration ceremonies and the unveiling of two historic markers memorializing the 1960 sit-ins at Woolworth store and the 1969...
    • Sit-ins and how they changed us

    • 1983-05-15
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this May 15, 1983 article, William D. Snider, former editor of the Greensboro Daily News and the Greensboro Record, reflects on his experiences as a member of the Greensboro news media during the time of the 1960 sit-ins at Woolworth's. Snider...
    • Sit-Ins' Silver Day: A look at the lessons 25 years later

    • 1985-01-18
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article was published in the biweekly North Carolina Independent in commemoration of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Greensboro sit-ins at Woolworth's. Written by Duke University historian, William Chafe, the article provide historical...
    • Two bucked customs before sit-ins

    • 1985-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 1, 1985 article published in Greensboro News & Record, staff writer Jim Schlosser reports on one of two downtown Greensboro businesses that were already integrated before the 1960 Woolworth lunch counter sit-ins. White entrepreneur...
    • [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...
    • Remembering sit-ins

    • 1985-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This February 1, 1985 Greensboro News & Record editorial views the Woolworth sit-ins in retrospect and urges readers not to be "smug" when commemorating the twenty-fifth anniversary of the sit-ins, as America still had not achieved a color-blind...
    • Sit-ins just one step in continuing journey to promised land

    • 1990-01-28
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This January 28, 1990, article in the Greensboro News & Record was authored by William H. Chafe of Duke University, the author of Civilities and Civil Rights: Greensboro, North Carolina and the Black Struggle for Freedom. In this article...
    • 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...
    • Young: Sit-Ins Saved The South From Bloodbath

    • 1980-01-31
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This Greensboro Daily News article by contributor Jaci Hughes, published January 31, 1980, recounts statements made by Andrew Young during a visit to Chapel Hill, North Carolina. At a press conference, Young stated that the nonviolent civil rights...
    • Sit-ins activist bitter about past

    • 1989-05-14
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This May 14, 1989, wire service article by Gary Abrams profiles Ralph Johns, a white Greensboro merchant who was instrumental in initiating the 1960 sit-ins at the local Woolworth lunch counter. Johns, living in Los Angeles at the time of the...
    • Re-examining the sit-ins

    • 1989-06-25
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by Lex Alexander appeared in the June 25, 1989 Greensboro News & Record, and reflects concerns within Greensboro's African American community that important aspects of the civil rights movement and of segregation were being forgotten...
    • [Memo to the faculty of WCUNC about the Greensboro sit-ins]

    • 1960-03-16
    • UA2.6 Gordon Williams Blackwell Records
    • This memorandum from Chancellor Gordon William Blackwell dated March 16, 1960, addresses the publicity given to Blackwell's remarks to the student body following the sit-ins. Blackwell states that his comments, which were critical of the sit-ins,...
    • New book on the historic sit-ins

    • 1970-06-07
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this June 7, 1970 Greensboro Daily News article, William Snider reviews Miles Wolff Jr.'s book, Lunch At The 5 & 10, about the February 1960 sit-ins at the Greensboro Woolworth store. Snider commends Wolff for "catching both the feel of the...
    • Sit-Ins' Silver Anniversary

    • 1985-01-18
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • The biweekly North Carolina Independent conducted a series of interviews with Greensboro residents to mark the 25th anniversary of the Woolworth's sit-ins in Greensboro. Among the interviewees were two current University of North Carolina at...
    • 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...

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