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    • Negro Clerics Back Store Boycott

    • 1960-02-29
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 29, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-8. The article reports that local African American ministers in Winston-Salem suggest boycotting the local stores with segregated lunch counters...
    • Boycott of Stores is Advised

    • 1960-03-17
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 17, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-11. The article reports on a statement made by the NAACP urging African Americans to boycott chains that have segregated lunch counters in the South...
    • NAACP Head Says Ike’s Idea Late

    • 1960-03-18
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 18, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-12. The article reports on comments made by an NAACP official about President Eisenhower's suggestion regarding establishing committees to address...
    • [Dr. George H. Evans]

    • 1948-09-28
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • Dr. George Harrison Evans came to Martin's on September 28, 1948. After obtaining his medical degree from Meharry Medical College and serving his residency at the Polyclinic Hospital in New York City, Evans began practicing medicine in Greensboro...
    • 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...
    • No One Voice Speaks for Black Greensboro

    • 1980-11-26
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this November 26, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article, Scott Shane reports on the existence of "two worlds" in Greensboro, one black and one white. Shane writes that many black citizens feel Greensboro continues to be run by a few large...
    • 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...
    • Oral history interview with Sarah Herbin by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1983-12-14
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a December 14, 1983, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Sarah Herbin, Ms. Herbin primarily discusses her experiences as a staff member of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) in Greensboro and in...
    • 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...
    • Oral history interview with Gloria Jean Howard by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1982-09-15
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a September 15, 1982, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Gloria Jean Howard, Howard describes her childhood influences, her activities with the NAACP Youth Chapter, and events that took place prior to the...
    • Oral history interview with Joe Mitchell by William Link

    • 1989-09-27
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a September 27, 1989, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Joe Mitchell, Mitchell discusses his childhood and education, and describes race relations in Northampton County. He characterized the national and...
    • Oral history interview with Frances Lewis by William Link

    • 1989-04-21
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an April 21, 1989, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Frances Lewis, Lewis describes her view of the transition from segregation to desegregation in Greensboro and the progress and changes made in the 30...
    • Oral history interview with J. Kenneth Lee by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1980
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an oral history interview circa 1980 conducted by Eugene Pfaff with J. Kenneth Lee, Lee discusses his experiences as a plaintiff in the lawsuit that integrated UNC and subsequently as a law student there. He describes what it...
    • Oral history interview with Millie Dunn Veasey, 2000

    • 2000-06-25
    • WV0176 Millie Dunn Veasey Papers
    • Interview primarily documents Millie Dunn Veasey's service in the WAAC [Women's Auxiliary Army Corps] and the WAC [Women's Army Corps] during World War II, and her subsequent education and career at St. Augustine's College.

      Veasey discusses...
    • 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...
    • NAACP wants dismissals at Page for racial incident

    • 1990-02
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This circa February 1990 article published in the Greensboro News & Record reports on the reaction of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) to a January 26, 1990, incident at Page High School in Greensboro, North...
    • 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 John Foster by William Chafe

    • 1973-02-14
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This February 14, 1973, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with John Foster primarily documents Foster's work on the Greensboro School Board during desegregation in the fifties and sixties. He discusses using bond money to improve...
    • Page students told to consider walkouts

    • 1990-02-05
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This February 5, 1990 article published in the Greensboro News & Record reports on the reaction of Greenboro City Council member Earl Jones and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) to a January 26, 1990, incident...

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