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    • Television Gave Impetus to Movement

    • 1980-01-27
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This January 27, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article was published on the eve of the twentieth anniversary of the 1960 sit-ins at the Greensboro Woolworth lunch counter. The article chronicles numerous civil rights struggles in Greensboro in the...
    • Oral history interview with Jo Spivey by Jim Schlosser

    • 2001-12-14
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a December 14, 2001, oral history interview conducted by Jim Schlosser with Jo Spivey, Spivey recalls her coverage of civil rights activities in Greensboro for the Greensboro Record and her opinion on changes in local race...
    • [Letter from Clarence Harris to Tom Osborne]

    • 1983-08-10
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This August 10, 1983 handwritten letter from Clarence "Curly" Harris to Greensboro City Manager Tom Osborne, introduces Osborne to Harris' perspectives on the Greensboro Woolworth sit-ins and the demise of the downtown retail trade from Harris'...
    • Review of Miles Wolff's book Lunch at the five And ten

    • 1980
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this 20-page document, Clarence "Curly" Harris, gives a detailed review of facts presented in Miles Wolff's 1970 book about the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins, Lunch at the 5 & 10. Harris, who was manager of the Greensboro Woolworth store at the time...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Leadership at the Five and Ten

    • 1960-02-05
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 5, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-6. The article comments on the sit-in protests at Woolworth and suggests that peaceful mediation between the involved parties should be employed...
    • Time and Trouble

    • 1960-02-06
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 6, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Record. Originally appeared on page A-4. This article is an editorial piece about expense of the sit-in protests in terms of time and law enforcement being placed in the Woolworth store. It...
    • Good Will And Bad Temper

    • 1960-02-17
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 17, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-8. This editorial comments on the open letter written by A & T students to North Carolina Attorney General Malcolm Seawell.
    • Common Sense And The Public Safety

    • 1960-02-20
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 20, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-6. This editorial comments on questions surrounding the sit-in movement that began in Greensboro.
    • Sane And Graphic

    • 1960-02-22
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 22, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-4. This editorial approves of a previously published letter entitled "What Fools We Mortals Be".
    • Of Civil Rights and Civilities

    • 1960-03-02
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 2, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-6.
    • Seawell and Law

    • 1960-04-29
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the April 29, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-8.
    • Racial Strife Flares in Charleston and New Orleans

    • 1960-03-15
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 15, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-2. The article reports on demonstrations by college students in Atlanta, GA and the subsequent arrest of some of the protesters by law enforcement.
    • Citizens and Humans

    • 1960-05-23
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the May 23, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-6.
    • Methodists Laud Police and Negroes

    • 1960-03-16
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 16, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Record. Originally appeared on page B-9. The article reports that the Methodist Church's board of social and economic relations commend the peaceful demonstrations that have taken place...
    • Blood, Sweat, and Toil

    • 1960-03-20
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 20, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page D-5. This editorial responds to a previously published letters and discusses the sacrifices and efforts made by African Americans.
    • Spirit and Courage

    • 1960-03-22
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 22, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-8.
    • Oral history interview with Ezell and Corene Blair by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1977-02-02
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a February 2, 1977, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Ezell and Corene Blair, The Blairs primarily discuss race relations and desegregation in Greensboro in the 1950s and 1960s. Other topics include their...

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