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    • KKK Goes to College

    • 1977-02-04
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this February 4, 1977 article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian, Carol O'Connor describes how Grand Wizard David Duke traveled to several college and university campuses delivering a message of white supremacy....
    • Death to the Klan flyer

    • 1979-11
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This flyer announces the November 3, 1979 Death to the Klan march and conference to be held in Greensboro. The events were sponsored by the Workers Viewpoint Organization (later known as the Communist Workers Party) in response to recent overt Ku...
    • 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...
    • On Their Way To Court

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This captioned photograph from the November 5, 1979, Greensboro Daily News shows three suspects in the November 3, 1979, shootings of five members of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) as they are led to a court appearance. The five CWP members were...
    • Swing defends police

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 5, 1979, article by Martha Woodall of the Greensboro Record reports on Greensboro Police Chief W.E. Swing's defense of his department's actions related to the shooting of five members of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) at a Death...
    • Three days later

    • 1979-11-06
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 6, 1979, editorial from the Greensboro Record discusses the shootings of five members of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) at a Death to the Klan rally in Greensboro on November 3, 1979. The editorial criticizes Nelson Johnson and the...
    • Wife says couple joined Klan group in ignorance

    • 1979-11-06
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 6, 1979, article by Jim Schlosser of the Greensboro Record, the wife of a defendant in the shooting of five members of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) at an anti-Klan rally in Greensboro on November 3, 1979, states that she and her...
    • Nephew's radical bent surprises Lincoln deputy

    • 1979-11-06
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 6, 1979 article, Jim Schlosser of the Greensboro Record interviews the uncle of Billy Joe Franklin, a suspect in the shooting of five members of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) at an anti-Klan rally in Greensboro on November 3,...
    • Mystery Man Got Parade Details In Advance, May Have Told Klan

    • 1979-11-07
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 7, 1979, article, David Newton of the Greensboro Daily News reports that a possible member of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) or Nazi party had obtained a copy of the parade permit, two days prior to the event, for a November 3 anti-Klan rally...
    • Radical Left, Right Gaining Supporters

    • 1979-11-07
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 7, 1979, article, Lindsey Gruson of the Greensboro Daily News reports on growing support for radical groups on both the left and right, such as the Communist Workers Party (CWP), the Ku Klux Klan (KKK), and the Nazi party. Five CWP...
    • After the violence

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 7, 1979, editorial in the Greensboro Daily News discusses the recent events surrounding the shooting of five members of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) at a Death to the Klan rally in Greensboro on November 3, 1979. The editorial...
    • Four Die in Klan-Leftist Shootout

    • 1979-11-04
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 4, 1979 article by Jack Scism of the Greensboro Daily News is the first coverage by the newspaper of the shooting deaths of five Communist Workers Party (CWP) members at a Death to the Klan rally in Greensboro on November 3, 1979....
    • Police Near Scene Not Told Klan Was Approaching

    • 1979-11-04
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 4, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Charles Babington reports that Greensboro police were unaware that armed men were approaching the November 3, 1979, "Death to the Klan" rally, at which five members if...
    • Without Warning, the Shooting Started

    • 1979-11-04
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 4, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Winston Cavin presents a firsthand account of what he witnessed during the November 3, 1979, Death to the Klan rally, at which five members of the Communist Workers...
    • After Violence, Community Leaders Ask For Calm

    • 1979-11-04
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 4, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Linsey Gruson reports on calls for calm by Greensboro leaders following the November 3, 1979, Death to the Klan rally, at which five members if the Communist Workers...
    • Shootout Aftermath: Search For Reasons

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 5, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Jack Scism reports that two additional Ku Klux Klan (KKK) or Nazi party members had been arrested in connection with the November 3, 1979, shootings in Greensboro in...
    • Nazis As Well As Klansmen Had Role

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 5, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Stan Swofford reports that Nazis as well as Ku Klux Klan (KKK) members were involved in the November 3, 1979, shootings in Greensboro in which five members of the...
    • Band of 14 arraigned in slayings

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 5, 1979, article by Jim Wicker of the Greensboro Record reports on the arraignment of fourteen members of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) and Nazi party on murder charges stemming from the shootings of five members of the Communist Workers...
    • Why was this city picked for battleground?

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 5, 1979, article by Jim Schlosser of the Greensboro Record discusses community reaction and raises the question of why Greensboro became the site of the shooting of five members of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) at an anti-Klan...

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